It simply isn’t credible that Flynn was acting alone. The outgoing attorney general warned Trump that Flynn had likely been compromised and was a blackmail risk, but for a month Trump told the press that Flynn was his man.
The news is stunning, but remarkably unreported. Trump, Flynn and others may well be guilty of treason. Here are some of the facts.
US intelligence agencies know that Michael Flynn, Trump’s National Security Advisor, had repeated conversations with Russian government representatives well before the election. We know that Russian hackers worked feverishly to hijack the election and give it to Trump during that period. Flynn, the former director of America’s Defense Intelligence Agency, knew very well that his telephone and text conversations with the Russians would be recorded by US intelligence, which is customary. To communicate privately with the Russians outside of American monitoring, Flynn would need to travel to Russia, and he did so several times. Flynn has been a regular (and likely paid) contributor to Russia’s RT.com, the Kremlin-run television, radio and web-based propaganda network. And Flynn paid to deliver a speech at a 2015 nationally-televised…
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