CSPAN Coverage: White House Warned General Flynn Compromised
Russian Interference in 2016 Election Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Ms. Yates told lawmakers she raised concerns with the White House about former Trump administration National Security Adviser Michael Flynn being susceptible to a potential blackmail by Russia. She said no evidence had yet been found of collusion between Donald Trump associates and Russian officials. Ms. Yates in her testimony also explained her conclusion that President Trump’s executive order on immigration and refugees was unlawful. She was fired as acting attorney general for refusing to enforce the order.