USA special counsel seeks Flynn documents from White House

Members of the sweeping federal investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller requested the White House submit documents linked to Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn according to the the New York Times

Members of the sweeping federal investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller requested the White House submit documents linked to Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to the paper, citing authorities close to the investigation.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Investigators probing President Donald Trump's team for possible connections to Russian Federation have asked the White House to hand over records for what is believed to be the first time, The New York Times said Friday (Saturday in Manila).

The document request was not a formal subpoena.

The newspaper noted that it is the first known instance of the special counsel, which is probing ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, requesting documents from the White House.

The Times reported that prosecutors have been investigating Flynn's business dealings with a Turkish-American businessman who worked with Flynn past year, and are trying to determine if the Turkish government was behind payments to Flynn.

He will investigate whether the former Apprentice star tried to obstruct the course of justice by pushing for an end into the inquiry into his former national security adviser.

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Flynn was sacked in February after lying about the nature of phone calls he had with the Russian ambassador in December.

Ty Cobb, special counsel to Trump, said, "We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis".

United States media has reported that Mueller is also said to be investigating Trump's financial records unrelated to Russian Federation or the election.

Investigators have also begun questioning witnesses about possible secret payments Flynn received from the Turkish government during the final months of the 2016 campaign, according to the Times.

The special counsel's office declined to comment on the Times' report.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.

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