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Top Dem tells colleagues to expect more Flynn revelations: report

Top Dem tells colleagues to expect more Flynn revelations: report
© Cameron Lancaster

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee is expecting more revelations to surface about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russia, Politico reported on Tuesday.

Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffGOP strategist confronts ex-Trump staffer: ‘I’m sick of you guys making excuses for him’ Shepard Smith goes after Trump for not condemning Russia in tweets Trump: Why didn't Obama 'do something about Russian meddling?' MORE (D-Calif.) reportedly told Democratic colleagues in a closed-door meeting that a report about Flynn's discussion of U.S. sanctions with Russia's ambassador before President Trump will not be the last about the senior aide, who resigned Monday night.

Schiff also suggested that Flynn's conversations with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak could be the subject of congressional investigation, according to Politico, which added that he said those conversations are not covered by executive privilege, as some House Republicans have argued.

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Republicans have, so far, dismissed calls to investigate Flynn. House Oversight Chairman Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzTrump, GOP at new crossroads on deficit Chaffetz: Spending vote means GOP 'lost every single bit of credibility' on debt Let’s not fail in our second chance to protect Bears Ears MORE (R-Utah) said Tuesday that his panel would not investigate, saying the issue has "taken care of itself."

Flynn communicated with Kislyak numerous times in the months before Trump's inauguration in January, including a call on Dec. 29, after then-President Obama issued new sanctions against the Kremlin for interfering in the 2016 presidential election.