Trump National Security Aide Flynn Resigns Over Russian Contacts

Ret. Gen. Michael Flynn / REUTERS

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.

U.S. to Issue New Iran Sanctions, Opening Shot in Get-Tough Strategy

Ballistic missile is launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to impose new sanctions on multiple Iranian entities, seeking to ratchet up pressure on Tehran while crafting a broader strategy to counter what he sees as its destabilizing behavior, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.