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Michael Flynn's lawyer reportedly met with Mueller's team

Michael Flynn was ousted as National Security Adviser in February after contact with Russians. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's lawyer met with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team Monday, ABC News reports. It's the latest sign that the two parties are brokering a plea deal.

The backdrop: Flynn — who was ousted from his White House post after he discussed U.S. sanctions with then-Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak — has been a focus of Mueller's Russia probe. The New York Times reported Thursday that Flynn's lawyers have cut ties with Trump's lawyers — another sign that Flynn is cooperating with Mueller, or plans to.