Dec 2, 2017

Trump speaks out on Flynn: "no collusion"

Trump spoke about Flynn before leaving New York. Photo: AP

President Trump said he's not worried about what information Michael Flynn could tell Special Counsel Bob Mueller because "what has been shown is no collusion, no collusion." He added: "There's been absolutely no collusion, so we're very happy."

Why now: Yesterday, Flynn pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI and it was reported that he was ready to testify against Trump — specifically regarding an incident in which Trump, as president-elect, instructed Flynn to contact the Russians.

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