Donald Trump Waited 18 Days to Fire Michael Flynn Despite Knowing about Russia Ties

Type: IrresponsibleMay 10 2017 Severity:
About: Michael Flynn & Russia
It took Donald Trump 18 days to fire National Security Advisor Michael Flynn after Trump was briefed on Flynn having ties to Russia and that Flynn was a national security threat. Trump was notified that Flynn deceived Vice President Mike Pence and that Flynn could be blackmailed by Russia. Even with this intel, Trump allowed Flynn to stay at his position for 18 more days.

Main Source: nytimes.com