President Trump’s Former Aide Charged For Lying About Russia Links
Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser of Donald Trump has been charged with lying to the FBI regarding the Russia investigation.
According to The Independent, Michael Flynn was charged with “willfully and knowingly” making “false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” regarding his meeting with the Russian ambassador to the US, according to court documents. A plea hearing has been scheduled for Friday morning.
Mr Flynn is the first former Trump administration official to be charged in relation to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. Three former Trump campaign aides have been charged, and one has pleaded guilty.