Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to the President, has filed an amended financial disclosure. His original financial disclosure, submitted earlier this year in February, failed to list payments for speaking engagements from three Russian companies.
One of the companies disclosed was RT, a state-backed Russian news site. They paid Flynn a whopping $45,000 to speak at a gala.
Another company listed was Kaspersky Government Security Solutions, a cyber security firm operating in the US as a subsidiary of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab. They paid Flynn around $5,000, as did the third company reported, Russia-based Volga-Dnepr Airlines.
Flynn has made headlines recently after requesting immunity from “unfair” prosecution in exchange for his cooperation with congressional investigators looking into Russian meddling. He was asked by President Trump to resign from his White House post in February. The resignation came after it was revealed that Flynn had given misleading statements to senior White House officials, including Vice President Mike Pence, about his conversations with Russia.
Last Month, The Hill reported that a House Oversight Panel had documents that showed payments Flynn received from Volga-Dnepr Airlines in August 2015 and from Kaspersky Government Security Solutions in October 2015. Those payments were reported to be $11,250 each.
The Daily Beast reports, through an unnamed source, that “Gen. Flynn had begun the process of submitting and updating the form, but that process was suspended when he resigned. He therefore submitted the finalized form after he left the White House.”
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