White House adviser Miller dodges question on whether Trump has confidence in Flynn

White House adviser Miller dodges question on whether Trump has confidence in Flynn
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White House policy adviser Stephen Miller on Sunday dodged a question about whether President Trump still has confidence in his national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

When asked on NBC's "Meet The Press," Miller said that was a question that should be asked directly to the president or chief of staff Reince Priebus.

"General Flynn has served his country admirably," Miller said. 

"He is a three-star general. He's head of the Defense Intelligence Agency. And I look forward to having more discussions about this in the future."
 
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When pressed further, Miller said: "It's not for me to tell you what's in the president's mind."
 
"That's a question for the president," he said.
 
Flynn reportedly talked about sanctions against Russia with the country's ambassador before the inauguration.

A Washington Post report, which cites current and former U.S. officials, contradicts Flynn’s earlier assertion that he never discussed the topic with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a series of phone calls in the month before Trump took office.

"What I can confirm, having spoken to him about it, is that those conversations that happened to occur around the time that the United States took action to expel diplomats had nothing whatsoever to do with those sanctions,” Pence said in a previous interview on CBS.