Monday, February 13, 2017

White House 'was warned over Michael Flynn's Russia contact'

The White House was warned over links between its national security adviser and Russia, US media say.

Michael Flynn is under scrutiny amid reports he spoke to the Russian ambassador to the US about sanctions before Donald Trump's inauguration.

Associated Press and the Washington Post say the Justice Department alerted the White House over its concerns.

They say the department warned of inconsistencies in what Mr Flynn said about his contact with the ambassador ....