Elijah Cummings: Mike Flynn ‘may Have Lied’ About Russia Trip To Get Security Clearance
Elijah Cummings: Mike Flynn ‘may have lied’ about Russia trip to get security clearance
Mike Flynn, a retired three-star general and former White House national security adviser, may have lied to interviewers when he renewed his security clearance in early 2016 under President Obama, according to a senior House Democrat.Flynn hid the fact that he had taken trips to Moscow that were funded by a Russian government-backed media outlet, according to the top Democrat on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee. A statement from Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the top Democrat on the committee, said that shows he “may have lied” to security clearance investigators.
“[T]he Oversight Committee has in our possession documents …