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Turmoil at the National Security Council, From the Top Down - The New York Times | » mikenov on Twitter: Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts via @Reuters 14/02/17 07:39

Opinions: Flynn is out: Can it get any worse?   by By Jennifer Rubin Even with Flynn’s departure multiple issues remain: What precisely did Flynn tell the Russian ambassador? Did the president know about the conversations? Did the White House counsel, who made a cardinal error in the implementation of the travel ban executive order, not tell the president about the DOJ’s warning? When will Republicans start taking oversight seriously and demand a select-committee or even an independent commission to investigate Flynn and the White House’s communications with Russia during the campaign? (Now that Flynn has left the White House he can be subpoenaed to testify.) What other staff changes are in the works? 9:50 a.m. "Democrats say they want an investigation into President Donald Trump's relationship with Russia , including when Trump learned that his national security adviser had discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian diplomat. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi s