Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will not honor a subpoena issued by a Senate committee looking into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the panel's chairman said Thursday.

The Senate Intelligence Committee said today that Michael Flynn is refusing to comply with their subpoena, according to the Associated Press. An earlier report said that Flynn's lawyers said that he planned to ignore a Senate panel's subpoena.

Emails, text messages, letters, phone records and information about financial and real estate holdings associated with Russian Federation were among the information requested by the committee.

Last week, the Senate subpoenaed a large number of documents regarding Flynn's interactions with Russian officials.

Former National Security Advisor retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Mike Flynn won't honor a Senate subpoena, Sen.

How the Committee proceeds may depend both on how much cooperation it anticipates from the Department of Justice-which may depend in large part of whether the relevant official is Mueller or Rosenstein-and on its own calculation about the wisdom of forcing the issue given the newly appointed special counsel.

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USA stocks rose as upbeat economic data emboldened investors to return to the market on Thursday, a day after Wall Street saw its worst selloff in eight months on worries that the political turmoil could sideline Trump initiatives such as tax cuts that investors see as favoring economic growth. Flynn, who had worked as Trump's national security adviser during the campaign and served in the White House for less than a month, has been at the center of the controversy.

With its dramatic twists and turns and its evolving cast of characters, the investigation into Russian election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion is playing out like so many previous Washington editions of bad behavior - except this one is focused on a character, Trump, whose willingness to undercut his aides messages via Twitter and other media is unlike previous presidents.

A bit flustered by the confusion surrounding whether Flynn's lawyers had responded to the committee yet, Sen.

Flynn, the former national security adviser, was sacked in February for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the contents of a December phone call with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

"General Flynn has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit", said Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner. Flynn had previously worked for the Turkish government.

Trump's beleaguered White House was hit with yet another explosive allegation on Wednesday, after a New York Times report alleged that the US President's transition team knew that Flynn.was under federal investigation for secretly working as a paid lobbyist for Turkey weeks before the President's inauguration. Things are then passed over to the USA attorney for the District of Columbia, who would be the one to pursue a case.

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