Resignation of adviser to the President for national security Michael Flynn was the result of a months-long campaign, employees of the administration of the previous head of state Barack Obama. About it writes the edition Wasington Free Beacon, citing sources in the White house and beyond.
The essence of the campaign was limited, in particular, to placement in media materials, defamatory Flynn. According to sources, a few months before the inauguration of the trump supporters of Obama had begun planning the process of creating difficulties in the way of team Republican in charge of national security issues.
The efforts of the employees of the former administration were designed to obstruct the implementation of the current President Donald trump of new principles in foreign policy. In particular, they were interested in saving the nuclear deal with Iran, while Flynn considered her enemy.
As one of the sources, the Obama administration knew that Flynn is going to publish secret documents concerning the Iran deal. Relevant details have been intentionally hidden by the White house at the time, to avoid obstacles to the conclusion of an agreement with Tehran. Thus, detractors Flynn got rid of him before he had time to tell about all that.
“What happened last night was not the result of a series of random events. The President has lost a valuable Advisor, and we have to make sure that such things do not happen again,” commented one of the members of the national security Council at the White house.
February 13, trump made the statement about Flynn’s resignation from the post of national security adviser. The document Flynn pointed out that not fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and other administration officials about their conversations with the Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak. Acting judge appointed a retired General Keith Kellogg.