Which former Trump administration official recently pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI?
– James Comey
– Michael Flynn
– Sean Spicer
– Steve Bannon
Answer: President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to the FBI about conversations with the Russian ambassador last December, becoming the first senior White House official to cut a cooperation deal in the special counsel’s wide-ranging inquiry into election interference.
On December 1, 2017, Flynn appeared in federal court to plead guilty to a single felony count of “willfully and knowingly” making “false, fictitious and fraudulent statements” to the FBI.
Michael Thomas Flynn is a retired United States Army Lieutenant General who served in the U.S. Army for 33 years, from 1981 until 2014. In January 2017 he briefly served as National Security Adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Born: December 1958, Middletown, Rhode Island, United States
Spouse: Lori Andrade (m. 1981)
Books: The Field of Fight
Education: United States Army Command and General Staff College, MORE
Siblings: Charles A. Flynn, Barbara Flynn Redgate, MORE
Previous offices: National Security Advisor of the United States (2017–2017), MORE