A former adviser to the U.S. President for national security Michael Flynn has agreed to provide to the Committee on intelligence of the Senate part of the documents for the proceedings on the case about the alleged Russian interference in the electoral process in 2017. On Tuesday, may 30, reported The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources.
Ex-official will give the documentation for two of its companies with the same name Flynn Intel Group, as well as some personal documents. According to the publication, the paper will go to the Senate next week.
May 11, Republican Senator Richard Burr and Democrat Senator mark Warner in a joint statement pointed out that “the subpoena requested documents relating to the investigation of the Russian intervention in elections in 2016, which makes the Committee”. The documents were sought at Flynn’s back on April 28, but his lawyer refused to cooperate with them.
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.
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. The Flynn appointed General Herbert Raymond McMaster.
In January was published the declassified version of the report of US intelligence, which claimed that hackers attacked American computer systems during the election campaign, are the Russian authorities are using the attack allegedly wanted to influence the political process in the country. In response, the Kremlin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow is seriously tired of the accusations and believes the ongoing “witch hunt”. President Donald trump has described the situation with the same words.