via US special counsel: Flynn charged with lying to FBI, plea hearing set – AOL News

WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to the FBI about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, the U.S. special counsel’s office charged in a court filing made public on Friday.

The Office of the Special Counsel, which is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and potential collusion by Trump’s campaign, said a plea hearing forFlynn had been set for 10:30 a.m. EST (1530 GMT) on Friday.

Flynn is expected to plead guilty.

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