Former National Security Advisor Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI

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Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in the briefing room of the White House February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Michael T. Flynn, the former national security advisor who left after a month in the job with the Trump administration after allegations he lied about his meetings with the Russian ambassador to the United States, has been charged with lying to the FBI and will plead guilty in federal court on Friday morning. The plea deal suggests that Flynn is cooperating with prosecutors in their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 US elections. We bring you the latest.

Eric Tucker,
Justice Department reporter, Associated Press
Jackie Speier, Congresswoman representing California's 14th Congressional District; serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Armed Services Committee