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Congressional letter: Flynn didn't disclose role in deal between Saudis, Russians

Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, did not reveal to the House Foreign Relations Committee that during a 2015 trip to Saudi Arabia, he was there to secure funding for a U.S.-Russia business plan to build nuclear reactors, a congressional letter signed by Democratic members of the House Oversight and Foreign Affairs committees states.

The letter, sent to the Flynn Intel Group and two other businesses involved with the Saudi deal, asks why Flynn did not mention this trip and underreported another trip on his January 2016 application to renew his federal security clearance, McClatchy DC reports. Flynn said he took the second trip to Saudi Arabia to speak at a conference, but the letter says the hotel he claimed to stay at doesn't seem to exist. Flynn is being looked at as part of the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials.