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Michael Flynn’s downfall: The Russia House

Kremlingate seems new, but historic US intercepts reveal previous Russian agents in the White House

By Calder Walton  

Michael Flynn ©Douliery Olivier/ABACA USA/ABACA/PA Images

This week saw the first victim fall in the scandal engulfing Donald Trump’s White House over its connections with Russia. On Monday, President Trump’s embattled National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn, resigned after just 24 days in office, making him the shortest serving National Security Adviser in US history. Flynn’s resignation raises more questions than it answers, and is likely to be the beginning, not the end, of this scandal—already being termed “Kremlingate” in Washington.

Behind Flynn’s resignation lie much broader, and more…

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