Legal Questions Swirl Around Flynn's Fall

President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, resigned this week over his contacts with the Russian Ambassador to the United States and his deception of Vice President Mike Pence and others on the nature of those calls, but the case is clearly not closed, legal experts told The Cipher Brief.

As questions continue to swirl around the President’s team and its connections to Russia — the New York Times reported this week that during the campaign, aides and others associated with Trump had repeated contacts with Russian intelligence — the issue of how Flynn’s actions and subsequent discoveries will be approached in terms of laws on the books has come to the fore.

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