Feb 14, 2017

The Michael Flynn questions Spicer should answer today

Evan Vucci

  1. If Sally Yates told the White House last month that Michael Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail, why was he just now fired? How long had you planned to keep a security threat at the top of the NSC?
  2. Was Flynn acting on his own when he discussed the Russian sanctions with the ambassador? Was he authorized to have the conversation? Or did he think he had complete license -- truly remarkable for a guy born of and committed to chain of command.
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