Trump pardons former adviser Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. 'It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T.

Reuters November 26, 2020 03:10:35 IST
Trump pardons former adviser Flynn

Trump pardons former adviser Flynn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

"It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon. Congratulations to @GenFlynn and his wonderful family, I know you will now have a truly fantastic Thanksgiving!," Trump said on Twitter.

(Reporting by Eric Beec; Writing by Alistair Bell; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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