The Politex Report #1235

Resignation Watch: Knives Are Out Over Flynn Collusion Questions

Three weeks into Trumplandia and we have the first major scandal. Trump spinners refused to talk about WH National Security Adviser Flynn's status in the Trump administration on the Sunday talk shows, and Trump is pretending to know nothing, although ongoing government probes could call his election into question. --JP

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Should Watch: Magnitude of Trump adviser Flynn's Russia scandal gains clarity | MSNBC https://t.co/gXFKmdUSlR

Should Watch: Russian Sanctions and the Logan Act: Call for FBI investigation into Trump Nat'l Security Advisor's Behavior. MSNBC https://t.co/J1MNXq0FeP

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Paul Krugman: "Both Conway and Flynn have clearly broken the law by their actions; Trump's hotel lease is also clearly illegal; and it's only week 3."

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Trump security adviser Flynn had five calls with Russian envoy on day of sanctions: sources | Reuters https://t.co/ijIrFVauQx

Flynn discussed sanctions with Russians before Trump took office, contrary to Pence assertions: reports https://t.co/GeD6JzTEAy #

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Flynn's talks with Russian ambassador point to larger problem: collusion during campaign. CNN https://t.co/jlzGjlD5i6

Audio Records: FlynnTalked to Russians About Sanctions Before Trump Took Office. There is a law against negotiations. https://t.co/sktuWLsl0t

The scandal over Mike Flynn's secret talks with the Russians, explained https://t.co/OAVQ3hfCFn

Trump WH Adviser Michael Flynn's Debacle Caused By Lies About His Talks With Russia. Atlantic https://t.co/slIPYLoX35

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The knives are out": As Flynn falls under growing pressure over Russia contacts, Trump remains silent - WP https://t.co/xI5VjaTfJ0

Airborn Trump Will ‘Look Into’ Reports Flynn Discussed Sanctions With Russia. (Ask him, he's sitting next to you!) https://t.co/56v2znhTbK

5 Things On Michael Flynn, Russia and Donald Trump : NPR https://t.co/7W9UWlAUOh

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Trump’s national security advisor Michael Flynn is being tossed under the bus. | New Republic https://t.co/FrRO18NjuO

Trump’s Russia campaign strategy collides with foreign policy reality in leaked call with Putin - WP https://t.co/RasFlwT6E7

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Tape: National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, officials say, then lied. WP https://t.co/r8gG6qmtKF

Flynn Tapes: Talked to Russians About Sanctions Before Trump Took Office; Talked With Russians Before Election. NYT https://t.co/sktuWLsl0t

Flynn Talked to Russians About Sanctions, Monitors With Transcript Say. NYT https://t.co/OJ5VDstAvd

Out Like Flynn: Turmoil at the National Security Council, From the Top Down. NYT https://t.co/UKPAeJATBW

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Flynn's talks with Russian ambassador point to larger problem: collusion during campaign. CNN https://t.co/jlzGjlD5i6

Flynn Tapes: Talked to Russians About Sanctions Before Trump Took Office; Talked With Russians Before Election. NYT https://t.co/sktuWLsl0t

What About the Other Calls During the Campaign? Collusion? TPM https://t.co/oxLP1pUFRP

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What Happens When White House Aides Like Flynn, Conway and Bannon Get Too Famous? - POLITICO https://t.co/GkMsfmhG3l

Who Will Be the First Victim of White House Chaos? Betting pool goes with Flynn. Atlantic https://t.co/UDu0U3FNcn

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Dems Question Whether Flynn Should Serve Amid New Reports On Russia Calls https://t.co/65Ax0fSjY8

Top Dem Rep. Engel calls on Trump to dump Flynn over Russia consultation | The Times of Israel https://t.co/cI5YiodLY8

US investigators corroborate aspects of the Russia dossier having to do with Russian attacks on Hillary. CNN https://t.co/GdX8WmTCZY

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Flynn told Pence he didn't discuss sanctions, aides say - POLITICO https://t.co/1Z4VwrKPic

Flynn discussed sanctions with Russians before Trump took office, contrary to Pence assertions: reports https://t.co/GeD6JzTEAy #

National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, despite denials, officials say. WP https://t.co/JRQsSDwK6Z

Lyin' Flynn talks with Pence amid calls for probes of contacts with Russian ambassador and campaign connections. WP https://t.co/gQBf9zpEao

Just how much trouble is Michael Flynn in? How much call is there for an adviser with a bad memory? WP https://t.co/AEKw32zDBo

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Bannon Is Given Security Role Usually Held for Generals: Flynn out of favor with Bannon. NYT https://t.co/VC5uBqfR7K

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Russia Considers Returning Snowden to U.S. to 'Curry Favor' With Trump: Official - NBC News https://t.co/3a4aJP7IyX

Putin Signs Law Allowing Russians To Beat Their Wives Once A Year, Because Traditional Values - https://t.co/Nuwr2IhsIb

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Reports: CIA Denies Security Clearance For Top Flynn Aide https://t.co/KtFuB8CvYa

Wimp Watch: Just how much trouble is Michael Flynn in? Don't ask this writer for an answer. WP https://t.co/uYei7BJ8RV

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Pizzagate: Flynn under fire for fake news. Also tweeted Clinton’s manager takes part in occult body fluid rituals. https://t.co/U1FXvNzTiv

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