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It is believed that Flynn may be starting to cooperate with Special Counsel Mueller in the Trump-Russia investigation. It might save both him and his son from prison, or shorten the duration.
On November 16th, US Congressman “Cummings requested that the FBI produce, by November 30, 2017, all documents Flynn, Jr. provided on his security clearance application relating to his contact with foreign nationals, including business and government officials, foreign activities, and foreign travel. Lying on this form is a felony which could carry up to five years in prison. He also asked for any files about foreign influence or foreign preference associated with his clearance.”
Excerpt from press release and letter. See entire press release and more of the letter below.
NYTimes: “A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller” https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/23/us/politics/flynn-mueller-russia-trump.html
“Flynn’s lawyers cut talks with Trump team, signaling Mueller cooperation: NY Times Posted:Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:03:11 -0500
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump’s legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday” http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/Reuters/PoliticsNews/~3/niezZXlOl8Y/flynns-lawyers-cut-talks-with-trump-team-signaling-mueller-cooperation-ny-times-idUSKBN1DN280
“Cummings Requests Info About Flynn Jr.’s Security Clearance Application
Nov 16, 2017 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Nov. 16, 2017) – Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray requesting information about the security clearance application that reportedly was submitted by Michael Flynn, Jr., the son of President Donald Trump’s fired National Security Advisor, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn.
Exactly one year ago today, on November 16, 2016, Cummings sent a letter to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence, who headed the transition team, requesting information on all individuals who President-Elect Trump or his transition team requested security clearances for or proposed giving classified information. Although the transition team confirmed receipt of the letter, Pence never provided the information.
“Since I sent my initial letter to Vice President-Elect Pence on November 16, 2016, the Committee has obtained troubling new information about the lack of truthfulness of Michael Flynn, Jr. in multiple contexts—including the lack of truthfulness that caused President Trump to fire him from the transition team,” Cummings wrote. “Unfortunately, Vice President-Elect Pence declined to respond to my request for information about the security clearance of Michael Flynn, Jr. and others, and he declined to answer direct questions from the press. These actions raise serious questions about the information Michael Flynn, Jr. submitted in his security clearance application relating to his foreign contacts and foreign sources of funding.”
In today’s letter, Cummings requested that the FBI produce, by November 30, 2017, all documents Flynn, Jr. provided on his security clearance application relating to his contact with foreign nationals, including business and government officials, foreign activities, and foreign travel. Lying on this form is a felony which could carry up to five years in prison. He also asked for any files about foreign influence or foreign preference associated with his clearance.
On November 18, 2016, Cummings similarly warned  Pence about apparent conflicts of interest involving General Flynn’s role as National Security Advisor while his firm was reportedly being paid to lobby the U.S. government by a close ally of Turkey’s president. The transition team also confirmed receipt of this letter, but never provided the documents Cummings requested.
Click here to read today’s letter.
Press Conference on Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn
Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn
Administration, Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn
Last two pages of the letter are found below. Entire letter is found here: https://democrats-oversight.house.gov/sites/democrats.oversight.house.gov/files/2017-11-15.EEC%20to%20FBI%20Director%20Wray%20Re.%20Flynn.pdf