Mar 31, 2017

Senate rejects Mike Flynn's immunity request

Evan Vucci / AP

The Senate Intel Committee has reportedly rejected National Security Advisor Mike Flynn's request for immunity from prosecution in exchange for an interview about Trump-Russia links, per NBC.

This does not rule out a grant of immunity later, however, as the committee's probe is ongoing: "The former national security advisor's lawyer was told the move was 'wildly preliminary' and 'not on the table' at this point, a senior congressional official told NBC."

Go deeper