Pence: Flynn's son has 'no involvement' in transition process

The son of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpBiden administration still seizing land near border despite plans to stop building wall: report Illinois House passes bill that would mandate Asian-American history lessons in schools Overnight Defense: Administration says 'low to moderate confidence' Russia behind Afghanistan troop bounties | 'Low to medium risk' of Russia invading Ukraine in next few weeks | Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats he MORE's pick for national security adviser, has no role in Trump's transition, Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePence undergoes surgery to receive pacemaker Pelosi says she would have put up a fight against Capitol mob: 'I'm a street fighter' Trump alumni launch America First Policy Institute MORE said early Tuesday.


"Gen. Flynn's son has no involvement in the transition, whatsoever," Pence, who is overseeing the transition, said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."

When pressed about the fact that Michael Flynn Jr. has a transition email address, Pence reiterated that he is not involved in the transition.

Flynn Jr. on Sunday appeared to spread a conspiracy theory that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonChelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' Why does Bernie Sanders want to quash Elon Musk's dreams? Republican legislators target private sector election grants MORE and her campaign chief ran a child-sex ring in a back room of a D.C. pizza restaurant.

He tweeted Sunday about the false story after an armed men entered Comet Ping Pong in Northwest D.C. and claimed to be investigating the story.

“Until #Pizzagate proven to be false, it'll remain a story," Flynn Jr. tweeted on Sunday.

"The left seems to forget #PodestaEmails and the many ‘coincidences’ tied to it,” he added, referring to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. Internal campaign emails allegedly from Podesta's account were published in batches by WikiLeaks in the weeks leading up to Election Day.