Flynn said that Russia sanctions would be 'ripped up,' whistleblower says

Gen. Michael Flynn(C), former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump, leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC, December 1, 2017.

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Gen. Michael Flynn(C), former national security adviser to US President Donald Trump, leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC, December 1, 2017.

President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn told a business associate that he would make sure economic sanctions against Russia would be “ripped up” as one of his first orders of business in the White House, a whistleblower told congressional investigators.

Flynn told the business associate that a project they were working on to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East was “good to go” and directed him to push forward on the plan, the whistleblower said, according to a letter written by Rep….

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