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FBI Didn’t Clear Michael Flynn

Q: Was former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn recently cleared by the FBI in the Russia probe?  

A: No. A website makes that claim based on an outdated news story that was published prior to Flynn pleading guilty to making false statements to FBI agents about his conversations with a top Russian official.

Michael Flynn’s Russia Timeline

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI, the U.S. Special Counsel’s Office announced on Dec. 1. We outline some key events in the Russia investigation involving Flynn.

False Statements on Russia

There have been several instances in which Trump administration and campaign officials have made public statements about issues concerning Russia that turned out not to be true.

Video: Trump statements on Flynn

This week Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org take a look at President Donald Trump’s misleading statements on the resignation of Michael Flynn and the events leading up to it.

Trump Spins Flynn Facts

President Donald Trump has been spinning the facts about Michael Flynn’s resignation Feb. 14 as national security advisor.