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Michael Flynn's brother says Flynn is selling his house to pay lawyers for the Mueller investigation

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will sell his Virginia home to pay the legal fees that have accrued as a result of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ABC News reports.

Flynn pleaded guilty in December to lying to the FBI about his conversations with a Russian ambassador. As a result, he has put his three-bedroom home on the market for $895,000. His brother, Joe Flynn, told ABC News that the sum would be put towards paying for his legal defense.

Mueller's investigation is aiming to determine whether members of President Trump's campaign team colluded with Russian officials to influence the 2016 presidential election. Flynn is one of four former Trump staffers who has pleaded guilty, been indicted, or entered a plea deal with investigators, along with former foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos, former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and former aide Rick Gates.