GOP Intel chair says Flynn did the country a ‘big favor’

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GOP Intel chair says Flynn did the country a ‘big favor’House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said today that fired national security advisor Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn may have done the country a “big favor” if he signaled to the Russian ambassador that sanctions imposed by President Obama over that country’s cyber attack on Democratic Party officials would be lifted once President Trump took office. The comments by Nunes, a vocal defender of the Trump White House, seemed to be the strongest indication to date that Flynn may have sought to undercut Obama’s actions, giving private assurances to Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, that punitive measures  just imposed by the then president would go away under Trump.


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