The inspector General of the Pentagon began an investigation against Michael Flynn, former US presidential Advisor Donald trump, on suspicion of illegally receiving money from foreign sources. About it reports Reuters.
The investigation will determine whether the Flynn permission to receive funds from a foreign government. As stated by Congressman Elijah Cummings, from the Pentagon papers, should that still not discovered evidence that Flynn ever asked for such a permit or reported on remittances from abroad — despite the fact that in 2014 he was given a warning about the inadmissibility of taking money from abroad.
Previously, Flynn served in the White house and government ethics Office, a new report on their income, where provides information about receiving payments from Russian companies. A former adviser to trump received 45 thousand dollars from the RT for the speech at the event in Moscow in December 2015, marks the tenth anniversary of broadcasting. Flynn also listed fees for cooperation with the structures of the cargo airline “Volga-Dnepr” and IT company “Kaspersky Lab”.
30 March it was reported that Flynn decided to testify about the relations of the electoral headquarters of the trump with Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution. Negotiations are ongoing with the FBI and representatives of the intelligence Committee of the Congress.
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.