National Security Advisor Michael Flynn Resigns

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National Security Adviser Michael Flynn answers questions in the briefing room of the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Flynn said the White House is 'officially putting Iran on notice' for a recent missile test and support for Houthi rebels in Yemen. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michael Flynn resigned as President Trump's national security advisor on Monday night amid allegations that he misled Vice President Mike Pence on conversations he had with the Russian ambassador about American sanctions in December -- before Trump's inauguration. Trump has named Lt. Gen. Joseph Kellogg acting national security advisor. Forum discusses Flynn's resignation and its national security implications as Democrats demand a broader investigation into Russian ties.

Guests:

Ellen Nakashima, national security reporter, The Washington Post

Ron Elving, senior editor and correspondent on the Washington Desk, NPR

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