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Trump says sought Flynn's resignation over statements to Pence
February 16, 2017 / 6:37 PM / 9 months ago

Trump says sought Flynn's resignation over statements to Pence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he asked for the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn because he was not happy with the way he had communicated information to Vice President Mike Pence.

White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn (C) arrives prior to a joint news conference between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

“I don’t think he did anything wrong. If anything, he did something right” in talking to Russian officials, Trump told a news conference. “The thing is, he didn’t tell our vice president properly and then he said he didn’t remember.”

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Dan Grebler

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