Flynn to decline U.S. Senate subpoena in Russia probe: media

17:57, 22 May 2017
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Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, according to media reports on Monday.


Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination, the Associated Press, Wall Street Journal and Fox News reported, citing sources close to Flynn, Reuters wrote.

Read alsoThe Daily Beast: Flynn hid $33,000 Russian payday from fedsThe committee had first requested documents from Flynn in an April 28 letter, but the retired lieutenant general had declined to cooperate with the committee's request.

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