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Flynn to campaign for Montana GOP Senate candidate

Flynn to campaign for Montana GOP Senate candidate
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President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' MORE’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn will campaign in Montana for Republican Senate candidate Troy Downing.

Downing, one of four Republican candidates vying to take on Democratic Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterProgressives want to tighten screws beyond Manchin and Sinema Antsy Democrats warn of infrastructure time crunch Bipartisan Senate group announces infrastructure deal MORE in the midterm elections, announced the news on Twitter on Friday.

The candidate has aligned himself with Trump by backing the building of a border wall and the Republican tax law.

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Flynn was fired as Trump’s national security adviser in early 2017 after it became public that he had misled administration officials about his contact with a Russian government official.

He pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his communication with Sergey Kislyak, the former Russian ambassador to the U.S.

Flynn is also reportedly cooperating with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) MuellerSenate Democrats urge Garland not to fight court order to release Trump obstruction memo Why a special counsel is guaranteed if Biden chooses Yates, Cuomo or Jones as AG Barr taps attorney investigating Russia probe origins as special counsel MORE in his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Downing's campaign manager told CNN that Flynn “is an American Patriot and combat veteran who has served our country for 33 years. He is coming to Montana to support Troy Downing, a fellow combat veteran, because he is the best candidate to defeat career politician Jon Tester.”