Trump knew for weeks that aide was being misleading over Russia: White House

Trump knew for weeks that aide was being misleading over Russia: White HouseBy Steve Holland and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump knew for weeks that national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled the White House about his contacts with Russia but did not immediately force him out, an administration spokesman said on Tuesday. Trump was informed in late January that Flynn had not told Vice President Mike Pence the whole truth about conversations he had before Trump took office with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.



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