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Officials say national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russia

WorldNews Saturday, 11 February 2017
Officials say national security adviser Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with RussiaNational security adviser Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country's ambassador to the United States during the month before President Donald Trump took office, contrary to public assertions by Trump officials, current and former U.S. officials said. Flynn's communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak were interpreted by some senior U.S. officials as an inappropriate and potentially illegal signal to the Kremlin that it could expect a reprieve from sanctions that were being imposed by the Obama administration in late December to punish Russia for its alleged interference in the 2016 election. Flynn on Wednesday denied that he had discussed...
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News video: Lawmakers call for review of Flynn's conduct, Russia ties

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Democrats and some Republicans on Capitol Hill are calling for a probe into the conduct of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his contacts with Russia. CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes has the latest.

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