CNN: Russians bragged they had Flynn ready to influence Trump

Photo: Anthony Moretti 20Jan2017

CNN’s report caps off an unbelievable week in Donald Trump’s presidency.

“This was a five-alarm fire from early on,” one former Obama administration official said, “the way the Russians were talking about him.” Another former administration official said Flynn was viewed as a potential national security problem.
The conversations picked up by US intelligence officials indicated the Russians regarded Flynn as an ally, sources said. That relationship developed throughout 2016, months before Flynn was caught on an intercepted call in December speaking with Russia’s ambassador in Washington, Sergey Kislyak. That call, and Flynn’s changing story about it, ultimately led to his firing as Trump’s first national security adviser.

And what kind of week did the president have? I posted this summary earlier today.

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