EA blame the illegal interference in Russian-American relations.
A number kongresmenov from the US Democratic party are demanding an investigation into the actions of the Advisor to Donald trump on security issues Michael Flynn, who spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak on sanctions even before the inauguration.
“Senior Democrats in Congress urged to thoroughly investigate Flynn’s contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak until the inauguration of the new administration trump in the context of the investigation of Russian meddling in elections in 2016,” – the newspaper notes.
Democrat Adam Schiff, a member of the Committee of Congress on intelligence activities, has said that if the allegations are proven, Flynn will have to resign.
“If the current national security adviser has committed acts that harm the national security interests of the United States, he has no right to hold this position,” said Schiff said in an interview.
The publication notes that its sources among American officials said that in a conversation with Kislyak at the end of December, Flynn has urged Moscow to show restraint in its response to penalties imposed on Russia by the Obama administration, making it clear that the administration is trump ready to return to the issue after he takes office.
Such contacts, according to some us officials, was illegal interference in Russian-American relations against the background investigations of U.S. intelligence, which found that Russia carried out large-scale intervention did not affect the results of the presidential election in 2016, to win the Donald trump.
The President, trump said that it is not aware of this story and promised to investigate the situation.
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