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Both the New York Times and the Washington Post this week featured stories on Trump’s National Security Advisor, Michael T Flynn, and reports claiming Flynn was in contact with Russian Ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, prior to Trump’s inauguration.
According to both current and former American officials- in one particular conversation between the two, Flynn essentially urged Kislyak to ignore sanctions that were to be imposed by President Obama in mid December, implying that Trump would reverse them once inaugurated. The sanctions were in response to reports confirming Russia’s tampering in the presidential election, in Trump’s favor.
“Federal officials who have read the transcript of the call were surprised by Mr. Flynn’s comments, since he would have known that American eavesdroppers closely monitor such calls.”
“American eavesdroppers closely monitor the calls.” That statement makes it clear that this information had been in hand prior to Trump’s inauguration, and…
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