Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s disgraced national security adviser, is under even deeper scrutiny from the intensifying Russia investigation than we thought.
According to a report by the New York Times, special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has requested records on Flynn, who was an adviser to Trump’s campaign before his brief stint in the national security post, from the White House. That’s the first known request so far for White House records in the investigation.
Investigators have also been questioning many potential witnesses about whether Flynn was secretly paid by the Turkish government in the final months of Trump’s presidential campaign.
Mueller’s investigation is closely examining the transaction history of the consultancy that Flynn founded, Flynn Intel Group. They appear to be looking into many different transactions tied to the group, but the biggest one relates to a communications campaign they carried out …