Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House

Trump Team Knew Flynn Was Under Investigation Before He Came to White House
Report: Flynn, paid to lobby for Turkey, blocked U.S. military move they opposed
Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Michael T. Flynn told President Trump's transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey during the 

As Donald Trump's national security adviser, one of the first moves Michael Flynn made was aligned precisely with the wishes of Turkey. But Flynn had a secret. He'd been paid half a million dollars to represent the interests of the Turkish government.

Another hour, another Trump scandal. I can't keep up. Here's the latest timeline on Mike Flynn. The three items in italics are new: August 9: Flynn is hired by the Turkey-U.S. Business Council for $600,000 to help repair Turkey's image in the US …

In March, we learned that Mike Flynn worked as a paid lobbyist for Turkey while advising then-candidate Trump during the campaign. After Trump won in November, and Flynn promptly shut down his lobbying firm, Flynn's lawyers disclosed to Trump's

Trump team knew about Flynn probe before hiring him: report
Trump team knew about Flynn probe before hiring him: report

Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump jokes with retired Gen. Michael Flynn as they speak at a rally at Grand Junction Regional Airport on October 18, 2016 in Grand Junction Colorado. Michael T. Flynn, who was fired from his position as national

Trump team knew Flynn was being investigated, report says

New media reports allege that President Donald Trump was firmly aware that Michael T. Flynn was under federal investigation and hired him as his national security adviser regardless. The bombshell accusations, which were first reported by McClatchy D.C …

Before he was fired after just 24 days on the job, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn rejected a military plan seven months in the making to retake Raqqa, Syria, from the Islamic State, a plan that went against the wishes of Turkey — a … . Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pushed to delay a plan to retake ISIS stronghold Raqqa that Turkey opposed, according to a new report. McClatchy reports that former President Obama and his national security adviser Susan Rice informed
In this Jan. 3, 2017, file photo, Michael Flynn, then – President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for National Security Adviser arrives at Trump Tower in New York. (Andrew Harnik / AP). Associated Press. Days before President Donald Trump took office,
Report: Flynn, paid to lobby for Turkey, blocked U.S. military move they opposed
Report: Flynn, paid to lobby for Turkey, blocked U.S. military move they opposed

Michael T. Flynn at Trump Tower in December. His lawyer told the transition team in January that Mr. Flynn was under federal investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times. WASHINGTON

New York Times drops another anonymously-sourced bomb on Trump Another New York Times bombshell cites anonymous sources in a report saying President Donald Trump's transition team knew Michael Flynn was under investigation before the. Michael Flynn reportedly told Donald Trump and his transition team he was under investigation weeks before the president moved into the White House. The New York Times reports Flynn himself told the Trump camp: 'he was under federal investigation for

President Trump's transition team was told ahead of his inauguration that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was under investigation for working as a lobbyist for Turkey during Trump's campaign, The New York Times reported late Wednesday.


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