Senior aide to president was accused of lying over calls to Russian ambassador in which he reportedly discussed the lifting of US sanctions
Here is the full text of Flynn’s resignation letter in which he admits he
inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador.
Breaking: text of Flynn’s resignation letter pic.twitter.com/KGue1cJFzL
The Trump administration has its first high-profile departure: General Michael Flynn, national security adviser, has left his post after reports that he did – despite denials – discuss the lifting of US sanctions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the transition.
CNN reported two sources had confirmed his resignation and cited his resignation letter:
Breaking: Two sources tell CNN Michael Flynn has resigned
BREAKING: Mike Flynn has RESIGNED his post as national security adviser, White House sources tell me.