Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn have not yet indicated whether Flynn plans to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's subpoena for documents, the panel's chairman said in a statement. Richard Burr of North Carolina. Earlier, Burr had said Flynn's lawyers say Flynn would not honor that subpoena.
The decision comes as no surprise, legal experts say, given that Flynn would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by turning over personal documents to the committee. Comey apparently kept memos of his interactions with top officials and he reportedly wrote that during a conversation with Trump in February, the president said of the Flynn investigation, "I hope you can let this go." .
The Senate subpoenaed the former National Security Adviser last week as part of an investigation of President Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation.
"This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" he tweeted Thursday morning, following Mueller's appointment.More news: South Korea's new president: High possibility of military clashes with North Korea
Burr is leading a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 elections along with Sen. Trump later deleted and retweeted that statement to correct the spelling of "counsel".
The White House says an investigation will prove there was no collusion. Trump admin renews Iran sanctions relief MORE (R-Ky.) on Wednesday called on former FBI Director James Comey to publicly testify before the Senate.
The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller (MUHL'-ur) as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign collaborated with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 election that put him in the White House.