The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee sent a letter Tuesday to various Trump administration officials asking for information about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn‘s foreign dealings. In the memo (reproduced below), Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) request Flynn’s communications with and payments from Russian, Turkish, or other foreign sources, including the Kremlin-backed media outlet RT, between the time of his retirement in 2014 to the present.
The recipients of the memo include White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, FBI Director James Comey, Department of Defense Secretary James Mattis, and Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats. They have been given until April 3rd to hand over their findings to the committee. It was recently discovered that Flynn had received upwards of $50k in payments for speaking engagements from Russian-propaganda machine RT, further adding to the confusion over his not registering as a foreign agent prior Continue reading "Oversight Committee Requests All Documents on Michael Flynn’s Foreign Contacts and Payments"