Federal Police (FBI) director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal investigation into the investigation into Michael Trumpnn, former security adviser to President Donald Trump, this Friday after the Department of Justice retired early May the charges against him.
In a statement repeated by CNN television, Wray stated that the investigation aims to “assess the relevant facts related to the role of the FBI in the Flynn investigation and determine whether an officer was involved in one.” bad behaviour”.
He also stated that the review aims to “evaluate any FBI policies, procedures or controls in the Flynn investigation and identify possible improvements.”
The U.S. Department of Justice decided to drop the lawsuit against Flynn, although it pleaded guilty in 2017 to having lied to the FBI for its relationship with the Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kisliak, which caused a stir.
General Flynn resigned as national security adviser just 24 days after taking office, announcing that he had lied to senior government officials about his relationship and contacts with the Russian ambassador to Washington and decided to work with the prosecutor. Special Robert Müller as part of the investigation into Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.