President of the United States Donald Trump Discussed plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, According to US media reports.
Said a man familiar with the talks between Trump and his aides The New York Times The Republican president plans to pardon Flynn before stepping down.
However, three sources Told CNN Trump can change his mind about forgiving Flynn.
According to a New York Times report, Flynn was one of Trump’s apologists before he was elected president. Joe Biden Takes over the White House in January.
News of the talks was first reported Axis on Tuesday.
General Flynn has targeted me in the Obama administration, “said Trump
FlynnA retired Army general pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI about his interactions with the Russian ambassador to the United States just weeks before Trump took office.
However, he sought to withdraw the petition, arguing that prosecutors had violated his rights and defrauded him of a solicitation agreement.
In a tweet in March, he said the FBI and the Justice Department had ruined Flynn’s life and that he was “seriously considering a full apology.”
This summer, Trump rescinded the criminal sentence of traditional consultant and lobbyist Roger Stone, who was found guilty of obstruction of justice, witness tampering and lying to Congress.
Roger Stone said he did not trade silence for exchange
He was jailed before Trump intervened.
With files from Reuters.
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