New revelations from unredacted portions of this House Intelligence Committee Republican report comprise previously unknown details about James Comey’s report concerning the Michael Flynn investigation.
As reported by washingtonexaminer.com
Newly unredacted portions of this House Intelligence Committee Republican report on the Trump-Russia analysis contain previously unknown information regarding what then-FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers concerning the Michael Flynn investigation.
However, the home report also says the FBI’s then-deputy director, Andrew McCabe, called the Flynn case a”conundrum,” since while the FBI agents did not see anything to indicate Flynn was lying, Flynn’s statements were nevertheless at odds with what the FBI knew about a wiretapped conversation between Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December 2016.
“Director Comey said to this committee that’the representatives…discerned no physical signs of deception. They didn’t find any change in position, in tone, in inflection, in touch. They found nothing that indicated to him he knew he was lying ,'” the report says, quoting Comey.
This is enormous for Flynn’s case. It is quiet possible that Flynn truly did not know he was lying misunderstood the line of questioning.