Michael Flynn

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December 18, 2018 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK, N.Y. (WBEN) - A federal judge delayed the sentencing of former National Security Advisory Michael Flynn so he can continue to cooperate with prosecutors. The judge pointed to the American flag in the courtroom and said that Flynn betrayed everything the flag stood for. Defense attorneys...
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January 27, 2018 - 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump pushed back against reports that he ordered White House lawyer Don McGahn to fire special counsel Robert Mueller last June. "Fake news, folks. Fake news. Typical New York Times fake stories," Trump retorted dismissively when asked about it by reporters...
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December 03, 2017 - 6:37 am
(WBEN/AP) President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential transition...
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(ABC) Retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn has promised “full cooperation” in the special counsel’s Russia investigation and, according to a confidant, and is prepared to testify that Donald Trump directed him to make contact with the Russians, initially as a way to work together to fight ISIS in Syria...
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Dave Debo
October 30, 2017 - 6:29 am
(WBEN) As early as today, sources tell ABC News we could see the first arrest in the criminal investigation into Russian election meddling. Almost a year after the 2016 election, indictments and at least one arrest appear imminent. CNN ABC and CBS all say the special prosecutor has filed an...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave more than two hours of sometimes heated testimony to Congress, with Democrats demanding details of matters including conversations with President Donald Trump, interactions with the Russian ambassador and the firing of FBI Director James Comey. The appearance...
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(AP) Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing for sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President...
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June 08, 2017 - 11:39 am
Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading "lies, plain and simple" about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump's presidency. As he opened his much anticipated first public...
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May 20, 2017 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his...
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Mike Baggerman
May 18, 2017 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Carl Paladino, one of President Trump’s closest allies, offered his opinion on one of Trump’s latest controversies. President Trump allegedly asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the investigation into former National Security Advisor John Flynn during an Oval Office...
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