The former assistant to the President for national security Michael Flynn decided to testify about the relations of the election headquarters of Donald trump with Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution. On it informs TV channel Fox News, citing his lawyer Robert Kelner.
Negotiations as noted, Flynn leads with the FBI and members of the intelligence committees of Congress.
“The retired General certainly has a story to tell. And he is reluctant to provide information if circumstances permit,” said Kelner. However, he noted that “no reasonable person would disagree on interrogation in such a highly politicized atmosphere, in terms of a witch hunt, without safeguards against the unfair prosecution,” reports CNN.
Initially about the readiness of Flynn to testify, the newspaper reported the Wall Street Journal. According to the publication, he told the FBI that talk about “Russian influence” on the us elections in exchange for immunity, said RIA Novosti.
30 March the President of Russia Vladimir Putin categorically rejected the reports that Moscow interfered in the electoral processes in the United States. “Read my lips — NO!” — said the head of state. He also called nonsense accusations of the involvement of Russian Ambassador to the United States for espionage.
Michael Flynn resigned from the post of adviser to the President on national security on February 13. In the letter of resignation stated that he gave the White house inaccurate information about contacts with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. In his place was appointed General Herbert Raymond McMaster.