Photo courtesy: Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn arrives at Trump Tower where U.S. President-elect Donald Trump lives in New York, U.S., November 29, 2016. (Mike Segar/Reuters)
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Michael Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor after he admitted not fully briefing Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the US. But did anyone tell Flynn to discuss sanctions with the ambassador? Also, what’s happening with the investigation into Russia’s tampering with the election?
We learn more about the man who may have been behind Flynn’s resignation -- White House Counsel Donald McGhan. He’s avoided the spotlight, but has had a big influence on Trump’s claims of executive privilege.
Tesla is building its more affordable Model 3 cars. But workers at the Fremont factory are complaining of long hours, low pay and unsafe conditions. They’ve reached out to United Auto Workers.
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