Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

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Suspicious contacts between members of the Trump campaign and Russian officials in 2016 prompted the Central Intelligence Agency to trigger an FBI investigation that has thrown this White House into an unrelenting crisis. He says he personally warned Russian Federation last summer against interfering in the USA presidential election.

Flynn previously refused to appear before the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee to discuss the issue. The letter also narrows the scope of the documents the panel is seeking. "We'd like him to tell his story because he publicly said 'I've got a story to tell.' We're allowing him that opportunity to do it". The Senate panel has not yet asked Flynn to testify - its requests have so far been for documents.

Mark Warner (right) and Richard Burr speak to the media.

Flynn's attorneys had argued the request was too broad, saying if he complied, he would effectively be providing testimony that could be used against him.

That document had asked him to provide a wide array of records regarding his contacts with Russians and Russian business interests.

The leaders of the US Senate Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would subpoena two of Flynn's businesses after he declined to hand over documents in its separate Russian Federation probe.

Flynn has expressed a willingness to testify in exchange for immunity, but Schiff said there was little chance the House committee would agree to that.

Michael Flynn is about to get more subpoenas to refuse.

Such statements by Brannon only increased the need for a large-scale investigation of the ties team trump with Russian Federation.

Former CIA director John Brennan told Congress that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election won by Republican Donald Trump.

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Brennan was President Barack Obama's Central Intelligence Agency director.

The report was the latest indication of the depth of concerns within the U.S. intelligence community about Russian efforts to tip November's election towards Trump as he battled Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Congress has already had trouble getting some documents for its ongoing investigations.

More information is coming out about connections between President Donald Trump's campaign team and the Russian government. Brennan said the CIA focuses on intelligence, not "evidence", and he was not able to answer that question.

Brennan told the House intelligence committee on Tuesday that Russian Federation has used intermediaries to work with the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group.

Burr's statement came after the ranking Democrat on the committee, Sen. The Times says some of the officials bragged about ties to Flynn.

Trump has been criticized for sharing such information with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office, and Brennan said that if Trump did that spontaneously he would have violated protocol.

The Virginia senator explained that "This is an administration who says there is no there there".

House oversight committee chairman Jason Chaffetz told acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe that he wants records of Mr Comey's contacts with the White House and Justice Department dating to September 2013, when Mr Comey was sworn in as Federal Bureau of Investigation director under president Barack Obama.

Though several of his colleagues have increased calls for Trump's impeachment based on the numerous allegations reported in the press recently, Schiff said that was not a judgment members should rush toward making. According to Mr. Brennan's account, Mr. Bortnikov denied any attempt to intervene and said Moscow is routinely and falsely blamed for such efforts by the USA government.