Michael Flynn.
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Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has been charged with lying to federal investigators about his contact with former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, the documents for which were explosively made public on Friday. Flynn "did willfully and knowingly make materially false, fictitious, and fraudulent statements and representations," Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team writes. Flynn is expected to plead guilty this morning.

Flynn resigned as national security adviser less than a month after President Trump's inauguration for lying about his contacts with Russian officials. Read the charge in full below. Jeva Lange

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