Former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is pleading guilty for lying to the FBI. Story has been confirmed by the New York Times.
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a retired army Lt. General, is expected to plead guilty Friday morning to lying to the FBI about his post-election discussions with Russia's ambassador to the United States. Flynn is expected to plead guilty to a criminal information charging him with knowingly making materially false, fictitious and fraudulent statements to FBI agents.
What is Flynn specifically charged with?
Specifically, Flynn is accused of falsely claiming that he had not asked Russia's ambassador to the United States last Dec. 29 "to refrain from escalating the situation in response to sanctions that the United States had imposed against Russia that same day."