Mike Flynn Reportedly Ready to Trade Testimony for Immunity

Officials say he's made the offer to the FBI and intelligence committees
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 30, 2017 6:33 PM CDT
Mike Flynn is reportedly seeking immunity from the FBI in exchange for information regarding possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.   (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

(Newser) – Mike Flynn has offered to talk to the FBI and the intelligence committees of both the House and Senate regarding what he knows about potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign—provided he's given immunity from prosecution, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Journal cites anonymous officials close to the situation. If Flynn is indeed seeking immunity, he may believe he's in legal trouble. However, neither the FBI nor the intelligence committees have taken Flynn up on his offer yet. Flynn is President Trump's former national security adviser. He was forced to resign after admitting he wasn't truthful with White House officials about phone calls with the Russian ambassador. (Read more Michael Flynn stories.)

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