Jonathan Swan: “A number scaring the hell out of the Trumps: 119. … The equation: 70 hours of Michael Cohen interviews with Mueller’s team + 30 hours of interviews with former White House counsel Don McGahn + 19 Michael Flynn interviews with prosecutors.”
“Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race,” current and former U.S. officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters.
“When you are given immunity, that means you have probably committed a crime.”
— Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, in an interview with NBC News on September 25, 2016.
In his resignation letter released last night, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn said he was quitting his post because he had “inadvertently” lied to Mike Pence about whether he’d discussed Pres.Obama’s sanctions against Russia in a phone call with the Russian ambassador in a phone call in December.
From the administration that gave us “alternate facts,” now we have inadvertent lies.
But there’s much more to this story — and what lies beneath what is publicly known now could have devastating consequences for Donald Trump: