NPR intel source: No evidence of wrongdoing in Flynn-Kislyak transcripts

NPR intel source: No evidence of wrongdoing in Flynn-Kislyak transcripts

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Source: U.S. Institute of Peace_Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0)

In the words of Barack Obama and trust me, I hate to quote that rogue, “there is no there, there in the Flynn/Kislyak transcript.

Hot Air by Ed Morrissey

Politically, the ouster of Michael Flynn as national security adviser has been a bombshell in Washington DC and the Trump administration. Legally, it’s turning out to be a dud — at least so far. NPR’s source within the intelligence community says nothing in the transcript of the December call between Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak that violated any laws, nor did it show that Flynn had any particular direction to conduct the conversation (via PJ Media’s Patrick Poole):

A current U.S. intelligence official tells NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly that there is no evidence of criminal wrongdoing in the transcripts of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, although the official noted that doesn’t rule out the possibility of illegal actions[…]

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