Thompson Calls for Congressional Investigation, Raises Questions About Flynn Resignation

Feb 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson released the following statement to the media regarding issues surrounding the resignation of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn:

“While the President is certainly entitled to hire and dismiss advisors as he sees fit, the resignation of General Michael Flynn raises many questions that I believe warrant investigation and oversight from the legislative branch.

“With regard to reports that General Flynn had contact with the Russian Ambassador following the election, I believe the content of the phone call is important and warrants further inquiry. Also, I believe it is imperative to determine why individuals within the intelligence community would risk career, reputation, and possibly imprisonment to leak this information.

“I will not further speculate as to whether these actions were politically motivated or an effort to expose wrong doing, that should be left up to the House and Senate Intelligence Committees to address during their investigations.”