Did Mike Flynn Accept Illegal Payments From the Russian Government?

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House Democrats have asked Secretary of Defense James Mattis to investigate potentially illegal payments from Russia’s government to retired General Mike Flynn, currently serving as President Trump’s National Security Advisor:

Defense Department rules make it clear that this restriction also applies to payments from entities owned by foreign governments, including state-owned press operations like RT. Nonetheless, Jason Chaffetz and other House Republicans have no interest in pursuing this. IOKIYAR.

Russ Choma has more here.

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