Flynn Releases Statement Following Guilty Plea for Lying to FBI, Decries ‘False Accusations of Treason’

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, said Friday that he is cooperating with the Office of the Special Counsel in its ongoing investigation into alleged ties between Russia and the Trump campaign after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officials.

Ex-Trump Adviser Flynn Charged With Lying to FBI in Russia Probe

Michael Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn was charged with lying to the FBI, according to court documents released on Friday, in an escalation of an investigation into alleged ties to Russia that has cast a cloud over President Donald Trump’s administration.