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Spicer: Flynn's clearance last reissued by Obama administration

3:28pm EDT - 00:58

White House Spokesman Sean Spicer says President Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who is being investigated for possible wrongdoing in connection with a trip he took to Russia, had his security clearance last reissued by the Obama administration in 2016. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) White House Spokesman Sean Spicer said on Thursday former national security adviser Michael Flynn maintained a high level security clearance throughout his career in the military and it was last reissued by the Obama administration in 2016. Spicer also said it was "appropriate" for a Pentagon agency to investigate for possible wrongdoing in connection with a trip Flynn took to Russia in 2016. When asked what he thought of the news that the Defense Department's Inspector General was conducting an investigation into the actions of Flynn, a retired Lieutenant General, Spicer said: "That's appropriate. If they think that there's wrongdoing, the department's inspector general should look into it. "

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Spicer: Flynn's clearance last reissued by Obama administration

3:28pm EDT - 00:58