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    Michael Flynn Cuts Ties With Trump During Mueller Probe

    Is he ready to cop? Lawyers for the former national security adviser have told President Donald Trump’s team they can no longer share information on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russiagate investigation. Flynn resigned in February after the revelation of undisclosed contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Now Flynn is reportedly concerned his son might be charged. Pair that with his attorneys cutting ties — a legal requirement when clients’ interests diverge — and observers say it indicates Flynn is cooperating or negotiating a deal. Trump’s lawyers, though, warned against jumping to conclusions.

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