White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned Monday night, according to several news reports.
Flynn’s departure came just after reports surfaced the Justice Department warned the Trump administration last month that Flynn misled administration officials regarding his communications with the Russian ambassador to the United States and was potentially vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians.
“I am tendering my resignation, honored to have served our nation and the American people in such a distinguished way,” Flynn wrote according to a copy of his resignation letter obtained by Political Dig. “I know with the strong leadership of President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence and the superb team they are assembling, this team will go down in history as one of the greatest presidencies in US history,” he added.
“I inadvertently briefed the Vice President-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phonically with the Russian ambassador. I have sincerely apologized to the President and the Vice President, and they have accepted my apology,” Flynn wrote.
The move comes less than a month into the job, making him one of the shortest-serving senior presidential advisers in modern history.
One down, now let’s investigate Trump.