‘I Don’t Know About It’: Trump Says He’s Unaware of Reports That Flynn Discussed Sanctions With Russia
It was reported last night that National Security Adviser Michael Flynn had spoken to the Russian ambassador about sanctions imposed by the Obama Administration prior to President Donald Trump taking office. This was contrary to what Vice President Mike Pence and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer had said previously about the discussions, with it also being reported that Pence was misled by Flynn on the conversations.
During a flight to Florida aboard Air Force One this afternoon, Trump briefly spoke to reporters and was asked to offer his thoughts on the potentially explosive issue surrounding his national security adviser. And he didn’t offer much.
“I don’t know about it,” POTUS responded. “I haven’t seen it. What report is that?”
When told the Washington Post reported that Flynn spoke to the ambassador before Inauguration Day, Trump again plead ignorance.
“I haven’t seen it,” he insisted. “I’ll look at it.”
Watch the clip above, via CNN.
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