WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a first stunning departure from the president’s inner circle less than a month after his inauguration.
The White House late Monday said Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation amid allegations the retired three star general discussed US sanctions strategy with Russia’s ambassador Sergey Kislyak before taking office.
Flynn—who once headed US military intelligence- insisted he was honored to have served the American people in such a “distinguished” manner.
But he admitted that he “inadvertently briefed” the now Vice President Mike Pence with “incomplete information” about his …read more
Source: The Manila Times