Mike Flynn charged with lying to the FBI, expected to plead guilty

Flynn is accused of asking Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to "refrain from escalating in response to [American] sanctions."

Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn, has been charged with lying to the FBI in an indictment filed…


According to The Daily Beast, “While he was President Trump's national security advisor, Flynn is accused of denying to the FBI that he asked Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to ‘refrain from escalating in response to [American] sanctions’ that the Obama administration had imposed on Moscow for meddling in the 2016 presidential election; that he asked Kislyak to delay a United Nations Security Council vote on Israel; and that Kislyak he never described Flynn's response to his requests.”

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