White house: trump didn’t ask Komi to terminate the investigation against Flynn
James Komi, according to the New York Times, claims that the head of state offered him to “dismiss” the investigation of the former assistant to the President for homeland security.
WASHINGTON, may 17 — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. The New York Times spoke on Tuesday with the statement that the US President Donald trump asked the ex-FBI Director James Comey to stop the investigation against the former assistant to the President for national security Michael Flynn, the White house denies it.
According to the newspaper, Komi Republic argues that the meeting in February, trump offered him to “dismiss” the case Flynn.
Although the President has repeatedly expressed his opinion that General Flynn is a decent man who served our country and defended her President, however, never asked Mr. Komi or anyone else to stop any investigation, including investigations against General Flynn.The white house
Trump fired Komi last week, saying that he is unable to perform their duties.
Komi led the investigation against trump on the subject of alleged “ties with Russia”, which deny as the White house and the Kremlin. While a defeated rival trump in the presidential elections 2016 Hillary Clinton also accused of Komi is that he has achieved for its defeat, extending not confirmed information about the new investigation against Clinton for ten days before the election.
Lieutenant General Flynn, in 2012-2014, he held the position of chief of the DIA, and from 20 January to 13 February 2017 was the national security adviser of the US President. He resigned amid charges that he did not fully disclose the content of their conversations with the Russian Ambassador in Washington Sergei Kislyak. Media claimed, citing intelligence that Flynn was discussing with dubious the possible lifting of US sanctions against Russia. Flynn denied it. The Kremlin said that the conversation Flynn and Kislyak took place, but its content is conveyed correctly.
After the resignation of Flynn congressional committees and the Pentagon began to check the reports that Flynn received during his visit to Russia in 2015, the fees from the Russian companies — it to him as a bearer of secrets and the recent senior military required the approval in the United States. Attorney Flynn stated that he briefed the US intelligence services about their trip before and after a visit to Moscow.