Comey Told Congress FBI Agents Didn’t Think Michael Flynn Lied

It appears the FBI did not think Flynn had done anything wrong in the calls…

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(Washington Examiner) In March 2017, then-FBI Director James Comey briefed a number of Capitol Hill lawmakers on the Trump-Russia investigation.

One topic of intense interest was the case of Michael Flynn, the Trump White House national security adviser who resigned under pressure on Feb. 13 after just 24 days in the job…

There was also a lot of concern in Congress, at least among Republicans, about the leak of the wiretapped Flynn-Kislyak conversation.

Such intelligence is classified at the highest level of secrecy, yet someone — Republicans suspected Obama appointees in the Justice Department and intelligence community — revealed it to the press.

So in March, lawmakers wanted Comey to tell them what was up…

** MORE MICHAEL FLYNN COVERAGE at Liberty Headlines ** 

According to two sources familiar with the meetings, Comey told lawmakers that the FBI agents who interviewed Flynn did not believe that Flynn had lied to them, or that any inaccuracies in his answers were intentional. As a result, some of those in attendance came away with the impression that Flynn would not be charged with a crime pertaining to the Jan. 24 interview.

Nine months later, with Comey gone and special counsel Robert Mueller in charge of the Trump-Russia investigation, Flynn pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements to the FBI in that Jan. 24 questioning…

Indeed, it appears the FBI did not think Flynn had done anything wrong in the calls.

On Jan. 23, the Washington Post reported that the FBI had reviewed the Flynn-Kislyak calls and “has not found any evidence of wrongdoing or illicit ties to the Russian government…”

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  • Yosemite Sam

    This entire [phony] Mueller investigation is an Obama created “gotcha” setup.

  • Beeker D.

    You do know that “OBAMA” was just the first clone of ‘STYMIE’ from ‘The Little Rascals’ don’t you!
    The second clone “BUCKWHEAT”, came out to short and had a speech impediment so the scientists
    stayed with first clone!