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Flynn To Take The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel

Former inhabitant confidence confidant Michael Flynn won’t spin over papers to a Senate Intelligence Committee, a source tighten to Flynn tells NPR.

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Former inhabitant confidence confidant Michael Flynn won’t spin over papers to a Senate Intelligence Committee, a source tighten to Flynn tells NPR.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

Former Trump inhabitant confidence confidant Michael Flynn is invoking his 5th Amendment right opposite self-incrimination on Monday, refusing to palm over papers subpoenaed by a Senate Intelligence Committee.

The row wants to see papers relating to Flynn’s interactions with Russian officials as partial of a examine into Russia’s nosiness in a 2016 presidential election.

“We will be responding to a Senate Intelligence cabinet today,” a source tighten to Flynn tells NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly. “We design to contend a General will not providing a requested documents. He is entitled to decrease underneath a 5th Amendment.”

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Flynn was dismissed in Feb from his post after it was suggested that he lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his communication with Russia’s envoy to a U.S.

The Intelligence Committee is one of mixed congressional panels that are looking into Flynn’s control as good as probable collusion between a Trump debate and Russia. Flynn has formerly sought shield from what he termed “unfair prosecution” to concur with a committee.