Mueller has enough to bring charges in Flynn investigation

NBC News is reporting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has gathered enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn and his son Michael G. Flynn

Additionally, Mueller's team is looking into whether Flynn tried to get rid of a rival to Turkish President Recep Erdogan for a fee of millions of dollars. Flynn's son, Michael G. Flynn, worked briefly on Trump's transition team and for his father's lobbying firm, Flynn Intel Group.

Mueller is increasing pressure on Flynn following his indictment of Manafort, the NBC report said.

Mueller's team plans to meet with more witnesses in the coming days to extract more information about Flynn. Flynn's son traveled with his father during the campaign and transition.

The special counsel, who is leading the probe into possible collusion between Mr Trump's team and Russian Federation during last year's presidential election campaign, is said to have uncovered evidence that Mr Flynn acted improperly in relation to his work lobbying for foreign governments.


What's this deal with Turkey?

Shortly after Trump's inauguration, the F.B.I. was asked to reexamine Turkey's request that Pennsylvania resident Fethullah Gulen, a Muslim cleric whom Erdogan blames for orchestrating a coup against him, be removed back to Turkey.

FBI investigators are reported to have arranged interviews with multiple witnesses in the coming days with the aim of gathering further evidence against Mr Flynn. It is unclear whether the request to investigate Gulen came from Flynn or through the typical diplomatic channels at the State Department.

Last week, Mueller's investigation resulted in the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate, Richard Gates.

If he is charged, Mr Flynn would be the fourth person to face prosecution as part of Mr Mueller's investigation. It was also revealed last week that former foreign policy adviser for the Trump campaign, George Papadopoulos, had pleaded guilty to lying to the F.B.I. Sanders had also said President Donald Trump "has confidence they're going to close this up soon".

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