Trump willing to spend $430 thousand on lawyers for his advisers in connection with the investigation of «relations with Russia»

The President of the United States Donald trump promised to invest of his own money not less than $430 thousand to pay legal costs of the White house staff in connection with the investigation of the connections of the members of the presidential team with Russia.

About it reported the edition Axios with reference to the representative of the administration trump.

According to the newspaper, the Republican national Committee already has spent about $430 thousand on lawyers representing the interests of the President and his eldest son under investigation in the case of relations with Russia.

The source Axios reported that trump will not reimburse the Committee for these expenses, but promised to invest the same amount to pay the lawyers of his advisers in the White house.

The President and his lawyers are not reported, how will it be possible to arrange payment of the legal accounts.

A source close to the former presidential adviser on national security issues Michael Flynn told the newspaper that Flynn will not accept contributions to his legal defense Fund from the President trump or the Republican national Committee.

Flynn resigned on February 13. The reason for his departure in the White house called a «loss of confidence» from the President.

In the January edition of the Wall Street Journal reported that intelligence agencies had investigated when Flynn with representatives of the Russian authorities. In particular, investigated phone calls Flynn, the Ambassador of Russia in the USA Sergey Kislyak committed at the end of December 2016. It is known that on the day of introduction of additional sanctions against the Kremlin, December 29, recorded five telephone conversations adviser and Kislyak.

The Washington Post, citing its own sources wrote that Flynn discussed Kislyak the lifting of sanctions with Russia. According to The New York Times, a presidential adviser interviewed by the FBI. Flynn denied that the sanctions were the subject of his conversation with Kislyak.

The April edition of The Washington Post, citing documents published by the White house, reported that Flynn in his initial Declaration of concealed payments received in 2015 from Russian companies, in particular from RT, «Kaspersky Lab» and airlines «Volga-Dnepr».

April 28, in an interview with Fox News channel, trump accused the administration of former President Barack Obama that Flynn is not checked for reliability. However, employees Obama said that he warned trump about Flynn.

Trump willing to spend $430 thousand on lawyers for his advisers in connection with the investigation of «relations with Russia» 22.10.2017

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