Although Michael Flynn was only Donald Trump’s national security adviser for 23 days, his rise, fall and resurgence — sort of — function as fitting bookends of Trump’s four years in the White House. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains why this often-overlooked character deserves more attention.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
After firing him, Trump says Flynn is ‘a wonderful man’
Trump announces pardon for Michael Flynn in tweet
Head of Pentagon intelligence agency forced out, officials say
Trump offers Flynn job of national security advisor
Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI, is cooperating with Mueller
Michael Flynn asks to withdraw his guilty plea
Justice Department drops criminal case against Michael Flynn
Trump probably can’t pardon himself. He may still try
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