Donald trump and Michael Flynn
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Contact with the Ambassador of Russia Advisor to the President of the USA Michael Flynn has lost the confidence of a number of members of the new administration. The Washington Post reported distrust of him because of his lies
According to the newspaper, which cites sources in the White house, the position of the Flynn discussing in the December issue of sanctions with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak, considerably weakened, because the administration “can’t trust him”. “All the knives aimed at Flynn,” said the source WP.
The position of Donald trump remains unknown. His Advisor on national security Affairs Stephen Miller in an interview with NBC said that he knew nothing about the position of President. “Not for me to say that the President has in mind,” said Miller.
Flynn assured colleagues in the White house that he had not discussed sanctions in conversations with Kislyak, which became known to the secret services. Believe him, it said Vice-President Mike Pence, head of the White house, the Raines Pribus, as well as the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer. “Now the Vice-President believes that Flynn was lying to him. He loses friends, and I don’t think will last long,” said the source WP.
11 February source the Associated Press at the White house announced that trump full confidence in Flynn. The Advisor now tells everyone he can’t remember, did Kislyak on sanctions.
Earlier, The Washington Post, citing current and former American officials said that Flynn privately discussed the issue of sanctions with the Russian Ambassador in the United States Sergei Kislyak and gave the Kremlin invalid “potentially illegal” signal that Russia can expect an easing of sanctions.