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May 1 tth, 2017
SUBPOENAS ACROSS THE BOARD
Michael TMI ! R
The Senate intelligence committee
Wednesday issued a subpoena to
former National Security Adviser
Michael Flynn For documents regarding
his interactions with Russian officials.
The subpoena comes after Flynn' s
lawyer, Robert Keller, alerted the
panel that he would not provide
documents in response to their April
rims lawyer declined comment to
CNN Wednesday evening.
The subpoena also comes as Senate
investigators have aggressively moved
on their probe alter months of ground-
work, and just a few days after now"
former Fly Director James Carney
alerted the leaders of the intelligence
panel the FBI was romping up its own
Sen. James Hannaford, a Republican on
the Senate intelligence committee, told
Fox News Wednesday evening that
the panel had "subpoenaed a large
number of documents."
He didn' t turn those documents over,
so we have subpoenaed those
documents," Langford said. "We do
expect them to be delivered to us."
Flynn is one of four former Trump
aides that Senate investigators sent
requests to. The other three are former
campaign foreign policy adviser
Carter Page, former campaign
chairman Paul and former
adviser Roger Stone.
Page has already replied to the com-
mittel numerous times, saying he will
not cooperate with their request until
Senate investigators ask former
President Barack Obama' s -
ation tor his communications .. an
allusion to Page' s accusation that he
was targeted by the Obama
Itwas not immediately clear Wedges-
day evening Ila subpoena had been
issued for Page as well.
And had also responded to
the committee by its Tuesday deadline,
according to a sourol familiar with
Manafest’ s response.
Federal prosecutors have issued grand
jury subpoenas to associates of former
National Security Advisor Michael
Flynn seeking business records, as
part of the ongoing probe of Russian
meddling in last year' s election,
according to people familiar with the
matter. CNN learned of the subpoenas
hours before President Donald Trump
fired FBI director James Conley.
The subpoenas represent the first sign of
a significant escalation of activity in the
FBI’: broader investigation begun last
July into possible ties between Trump
campaign associates and Russia.
The subpoenas issued in by
the US Attorney' s Office in Alexandria,
Virginia, were received by associates
who worked with Flynn on contracts alter
he was forced out as director of the
Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014,
according to the people familiar with the
Investigators have been looking into
possible wrongdoing in how Flynn
handled disclosures about payments from
clients tied to foreign governments includ-
ing Russia and Turkey, US officials brief
ed on the matter have told CNN.
The Flynn inquiry is one piece of the
broader investigation, which FBI Director
James Comer testified in a senate
hearing last week is led jointly by the
Alexandria US Attorneys Office and the
Justice Department' s National Security
MOON WILLING TO VISIT NORTH
New South Korean President Moon Jackin CI speech at the National Assembly hours
said Wednesday he was open to visiting
rival North Korea under the right
conditions to talk about Pyongyang' s
aggressive pursuit of
Moon' s miter stance on North Korea
could create friction with Washington,
which has swung from threats of military
action to hints of dialogue as it seeks to
formulate a policy under President
Moon, speaking during his oath of office
as the first liberal leader in a decade,
also said he' ll "sincerely negotiate" with
the United States, Seoul' s top ally, and
China, South Korea' s top trading partner,
alter being declared the winner of
Tuesdays election, Moon pledged to work
for peace on the Korean Peninsula amid
growing worry over the North' s expanding
nuclear weapons and missiles program.
n will quickly move to solve the crisis in
national security. I am willing to go
anywhere la the peace of the Korean
Peninsula - if needed, I will fly
immediately to Washington. I will go to
Beijing and I will go to Tokyo. If the
conditions shape up, I will go to
Pyongyang," Moon said.
Moon, whose victory capped one of the
most turbulent political stretches in the
nation' s recent history, assumed
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over the contentious deployment of on
advanced US. system in
southern South Korea. The system has
angered Beijing, which says its powerful
radars allow Washington to spy on its
own military operations.
presidential duties early in the morning
alter the National Election Commission
finished counting and declared him winner
of the special election necessitated by the
ousting of conservative Park .