Trump announces Flynn pardon
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he has pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
Flynn, who pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his Russian contacts, served as President Trump’s first National Security Adviser.
The announcement was made via Twitter, with Trump offering congratulations to Flynn and his family.
It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon. Congratulations to @GenFlynn and his wonderful family, I know you will now have a truly fantastic Thanksgiving!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 25, 2020