White House Sends Mixed Messages About Flynn’s Immunity Request in Russian Probes


From left, President Donald Trump and former national security adviser Micheal Flynn. (Photo Credit: AP)

The White House sent mixed messages Friday about former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s conditional offer to cooperate with congressional investigators looking into contacts between President Donald Trump’s campaign advisers and Russia.

White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters at his daily media briefing he was “not going to give Mike Flynn or anybody legal advice from the podium” about whether he should testify before congressional committees if granted immunity from prosecution.

Spicer’s remark was in contrast to a tweet earlier in the day from Trump that agreed Flynn should seek immunity for testifying in what he likened to politically motivated harassment campaigns.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.