The White house stood up for the retired adviser to the President of the United States

Michael Flynn

The head of the White house Raines, Paribas did not see anything wrong in interviews, former US presidential Advisor on national security Michael Flynn with the Russian Ambassador in Washington on sanctions. He declared it in interview to TV channel CBS, reports TASS.

“And there’s nothing wrong to talk about the fact that the administration [of former President Barack] Obama has strengthened sanctions and sent some persons from the United States,” he said. In his opinion, this theme emerged in the course of the conversation, and there is nothing wrong.

On 16 February President of the United States Donald trump at a press conference, answering a reporter’s question about the resignation of Flynn, rebuked CNN’s dissemination of false information and accused other media in an attempt to hold back the positive results of its administration.

On 13 February it became known that Flynn has resigned after the publication of the newspaper the Washington Post, containing the details of the conversation Advisor to the U.S. President with the Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. The edition, in particular, pointed out that in conversation it was about anti-Russian sanctions. After that, Flynn has submitted his resignation from the post of national security adviser, indicating that it is fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and other members of the White house about his conversations with Kislyak. Trump has approved the resignation. Later, Flynn said that in a conversation with Kislyak discussed not sanctions, and expulsion from the United States 35 Russian diplomats.