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Michael Flynn was no more truthful to the FBI about his talks with Russia's ambassador to the US than he was to Mike Pence and other administration officials, officials tell the Washington Post

The sources say that the then-national security adviser told the FBI during the Jan. 24 interview that he hadn't discussed US sanctions with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, though a transcript of an intercepted call in December revealed that he had. 

Lying to the FBI is a felony, but prosecution will be up to the Justice Department and officials say Flynn is unlikely to face charges both because he could contest the use of the term "sanctions," and because when pressed by FBI interviewers, he said he couldn't fully remember the conversation.

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