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One Bombshell Text Message From Mike Flynn May Put An End To The Trump Presidency

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The question of what Russia was supposed to get in return for helping Trump win the election was answered today as a bombshell text from Mike Flynn to a business partner promised to rip up the Obama sanctions on Russia as one of Flynn's first orders of business.
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Flynn said Russian sanctions would be 'ripped up' by Trump admin

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Flynn made the promise to Alex Copson, a managing partner of an energy company with ties to Russia.
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Christie: Warning about Flynn among reasons I was fired from Trump transition

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday he was ousted as head of President Donald Trump's transition due in part to his opposition to the hiring of Michael Flynn as national security adviser. “I thought it was a significant reason,” Christie said at an unrelated press conference at his office in Trenton. The governor, one of the first establishment Republicans to back Trump during the primary and still one of the president's most loyal supporters, was chairman of the transition until he was unceremoniously fired just days after the election and replaced with Vice President Mike...
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Whistleblower: Flynn texts broached nuclear plan, sanctions

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WASHINGTON - As Donald Trump delivered his presidential inaugural address last January, his national security adviser Michael Flynn told a former business associate in text messages that a private plan to build nuclear reactors in the Mideast was "good to go" and that U.S. sanctions hobbling the plan would soon be "ripped up," a whistleblower told congressional investigators.
The witness did not specify which sanctions Flynn was referring to in his texts. But the nuclear project that Flynn and his business associate had worked on together was stymied by U.S. financial sanctions on Russia.
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Flynn's Secret Text Messages Show Trump Colluded With Russia, Experts Say

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The former national security adviser texted a former business partner that sanctions against Russia would be "ripped up" as soon as Trump took office, according to whistleblower.
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Whistleblower who approached Rep. Cummings claims Flynn promised Russian sanctions would be "ripped up"

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President Donald J. Trump's former national security adviser told a business associate that U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia would be “ripped up” by the new administration, according to a whistleblower account made public Wednesday in a letter written by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Michael T. Flynn,...
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Flynn Promised Russia Sanctions Were To Be 'Ripped Up,' Top House Democrat Says

Flynn Promised Russia Sanctions Were To Be 'Ripped Up,' Top House Democrat Says

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According to an anonymous whistleblower, a business ally of Michael Flynn exulted at Flynn's promises about the end of sanctions, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Flynn Promised Russia Sanctions Were To Be 'Ripped Up,' Top House Democrat Says

Flynn Promised Russia Sanctions Were To Be 'Ripped Up,' Top House Democrat Says

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According to an anonymous whistleblower, a business ally of Michael Flynn exulted at Flynn's promises about the end of sanctions, the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Michael Flynn Told Ex-Business Partner Russia Sanctions Would be ‘Ripped Up,' Whistleblower Says

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A whistleblower has told House Democrats that during President Donald Trump's inauguration speech, national security adviser Michael Flynn texted a former business associate to say a private nuclear reactor plan Flynn had lobbied for would also have his support in the White House.
As the whistleblower chatted with Flynn's associate at an Inauguration Day celebration on Jan. 20, Flynn sent text messages saying the associate's nuclear proposal was “good to go,” the whistleblower said. According to the whistleblower, Flynn also informed the associate that his business partners could move...
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Flynn Allegedly Said Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up' Minutes After Trump Was Sworn In

Flynn Allegedly Said Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up' Minutes After Trump Was Sworn In

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A whistleblower said the former national security adviser made the claim just 11 minutes into Trump's presidency.
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Flynn told former business associate that Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up,' according to congressional witness

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During President Trump's inaugural address, the new national security adviser allegedly sent a text about a plan for a nuclear project in the Middle East.
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Whistleblower: Michael Flynn told business colleague on inauguration day that Russia sanctions would be 'ripped up'

Whistleblower: Michael Flynn told business colleague on inauguration day that Russia sanctions would be 'ripped up'

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told a business associate in January that one of the Trump administration's first priorities would be to "rip up" the sanctions imposed by the Obama administration in December, according to a whistleblower who described the incident to a Democratic congressman.
The congressman, Rep. Elijah Cummings, outlined the whistleblower's allegations in a letter to House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Trey Gowdy earlier this week.
"I do not bring this whistle-blower to your attention lightly," Cummings said. "I have attempted to advance this...
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