Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s headlines.
Top story: Flynn giving ‘substantial’ help to Russia inquiry
Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn has given “substantial assistance” to the Trump-Russia investigation, the special counsel Robert Mueller said on Tuesday, recommending Flynn face no prison time. In a redacted court filing, Mueller said details of Flynn’s cooperation had to stay under wraps because they included “sensitive information” about ongoing investigations. The memo said Flynn had given his account of “interactions between individuals in the presidential transition team and Russia”.
Stony silence. Trump adviser Roger Stone has refused to share documents and testimony with members of the Senate judiciary committee, citing the fifth amendment, which protects people from being compelled