WASHINGTON (AP) — Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination as he notifies a Senate panel that he won’t hand over documents in the probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.


The Senate committee is one of several congressional inquiries investigating possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Flynn is also the target of other congressional investigations as well as an ongoing FBI counterintelligence probe and a separate federal investigation in Virginia.

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5 thoughts on “Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

  1. No matter what “reasoning” he and his lawyers come up with for invoking this Amendment, it speaks loud and clear he has something he doesn’t want to share. Either that or “other folk” have “suggested” it might be to his “advantage” to keep his mouth shut.

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