Mueller's team, investigating whether President Trump's campaign coordinated with Russian Federation to influence last year's election, have questioned witnesses close to the former three-star general about Flynn's work with firms tied to the Turkish government, the New York Times reported.
Michael Flynn made a flurry of headlines Friday and Saturday, the most pressing of which was a New York Times report that investigators working for Robert Mueller asked the White House for documents related to the ex-national security adviser.
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According to the daily new yorker, the investigators have also interviewed witnesses to determine whether Mr. Flynn had received payments secrets on the part of the Turkish government towards the end of the election campaign of 2016. Flynn did not comment to the Times.
"We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis", he told the newspaper."It's full cooperation mode as far as we are concerned", he said, according to the report.
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"Beyond that, as I have stressed repeatedly, we continue to fully cooperate with the Special Counsel", Cobb added.
Flynn's business, Flynn Intel Group, worked with a Turkish-American businessman who paid the company $530,000 to "discredit an opponent of the Turkish government who has been accused of orchestrating last year's failed coup in the country". It has been noted by the president, the Trump of her duties as national security adviser just a few weeks after his appointment, because he had not realized exactly how of the contacts he had had with Russian officials. The retired general was forced out after it was revealed that he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about what topics were discussed in a phone call with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the transition period.
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The New York Times, which first reported this development, said that though the documents were not sought through a subpoena, this was the first instance of records being sought from the White House.