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House Democrats want briefing on Flynn, Russians

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 01:30

Senior House Democrats are asking for an immediate briefing on contacts between Russian officials and President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The House of Representatives Democratic leader and the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee asked U.S. intelligence on Thursday for an immediate briefing on contacts between Russian officials and President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Speaking to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said, "This is deadly serious, it involves Russia in a way that is unwholesome for our democracy." Adding to the clamor from Congress for more information about the matter, Pelosi and Representative Adam Schiff wrote to Michael Dempsey, the acting director of National Intelligence, asking for an immediate "comprehensive" briefing and access to uncensored transcripts of Flynn's conversations with Russian officials.

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House Democrats want briefing on Flynn, Russians

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 01:30