Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI

December 1, 2017
Updated 4mo ago

The Dow dropped 350 points, and swung wildly Thursday, following news that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The New Republic's Senior Editor Jeet Heer joins to discuss the significance of these revelations to President Trump's inner circle.

The sell-off reflecting fear that the Russia scandal could hinder Trump's economic agenda. The New Republic's Senior Editor Jeet Heer joins to discuss the significance of these revelations to President Trump's inner circle.

Heer says it's almost impossible to overstate this significance. Flynn is seen at the heart of the Russian investigation, and is now expected to testify against President Trump. "This could be the biggest scandal since Watergate," said Heer.