Megyn Kelly Asks Putin About His Relationship to Michael Flynn

"Flynn was considered a close Trump adviser".

"They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia. even in America, Latin America". In it, the Kremlin chief was asked about the nature of his relationship with the retired U.S. Army general who is the subject of several investigations at home.U.S. President Donald Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States, and misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations.

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office, the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak. He added: "Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something?"

According to Kelly, Putin also suggested that the Central Intelligence Agency may have framed Russian Federation for the hacking.

Later in the interview Mr Putin also addressed claims that alleged he had collected a pre-campaign dossier on Mr Trump. One of the things I learned was that Putin has no respect for the United States leadership. There's nothing to even talk about.

The Prime Minister said he was glad that Putin had publicly stated that the resolution would be discussed.Putin, according to Kelly, suggested to her that the Central Intelligence Agency could have been behind the hacking scandal surrounding the election."Now we can dump it all on him and American imperialism", Putin said.Kushner met with the ambassador, Sergei Kislyak, in early December, and suggested establishing a secure communications line between the Kremlin and Trump officials at a Russian diplomatic facility, according to U.S. officials who reviewed intelligence reports describing Kislyak's account. He used to be in the security services.' That's it.

Now, Bloomberg is reporting that the Trump administration is mulling invoking executive privilege to block the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's testimony.

"Hackers can be anywhere". Trump's known to change his mind on major issues. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee.

The White House is reviewing whether to invoke executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before a congressional panel next week. Trump's argument in favor of privilege also may be overcome because the investigation is focused on corruption and possible obstruction of justice.

But Sen. Mark Warner tells CNN's "State of the Union" that "there's a lot of smoke".

In this May 8, 2017, photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington. That committee is expected to listen to Comey's testimony about the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling past year and Comey's private conversations with the president. Comey, ousted last month amid a federal investigation into connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, is set to testify before Congress next week in a highly anticipated hearing that could shed new light on his private conversations with the president in the weeks before the firing.

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