Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn pushed a controversial nuclear plant project in the Middle East during his brief White House tenure, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The plan, which once involved Russian companies, proposed the construction and operation of "dozens of nuclear plants in Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East." Though Flynn's security forms claim his involvement ceased in December 2016, he reportedly pushed National Security Council staff to meet with companies tied to the project and advocated for former senior U.S. military officers who were also involved. Earlier Wednesday, it was revealed that Flynn had omitted a trip to the Middle East to explore this project and his contacts with Israeli and Egyptian government officials from his security clearance forms.

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