Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr is not ruling out holding Michael Flynn in contempt of Congress as President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser continues to stonewall lawmakers.
Flynn’s lawyer informed the Intelligence panel Monday that Flynn would not honor a subpoena for a list of his interactions with Russian officials in the run-up to last year’s presidential election. And the North Carolina Republican said his committee has “plenty” of options to respond.
Burr said Flynn’s denial of his request is nonsensical.
“All I’ve asked him for is documents. I don’t know how you can plead the Fifth on a document request,” he said. Read more at POLITICO.