Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Pelosi: Fire General Flynn

Feb 13, 2017
Press Release

Contact: Drew Hammill/Caroline Behringer, 202-226-7616

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement calling for National Security Advisor Michael Flynn to be fired:

“Michael Flynn’s conduct was alarming enough before his secret communications with the Russians were exposed.  Now, we have a National Security Advisor who cannot be trusted not to put Putin before America.  

“The conduct of the Trump White House speaks for itself.  The reports of the Trump-Russia dossier gain credence with each passing day.  As long as Republicans refuse to compel the release of President Trump’s tax returns, they are complicit in covering up Russia’s financial, personal and political hold on the Administration.

“This Administration has exhausted its excuses.  Vladimir Putin’s grip on President Trump must be investigated, exposed and broken.   National security demands that General Flynn be fired immediately.”