In an interview with FBI agents last month, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn claimed he had not spoken to Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak about sanctions in their phone call ahead of President Trump's inauguration, The Washington Post reported Thursday, citing "current and former U.S. officials." Flynn had made the same claim to Vice President Mike Pence and other officials, only to later admit that he and Kislyak had in fact discussed U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia. Though it was revealed Tuesday that Flynn had been interviewed by the FBI, at the time it was not clear what he'd told agents about the call. The Post's report that Flynn denied the discussion "potentially puts Flynn in legal jeopardy, as lying to the FBI is a felony," the paper noted. It would be up to the Justice Department to decide whether to prosecute Flynn.
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