For Michael Flynn’s legal defense fund, anything goes

Think Progress

Due to the “tremendous financial burden” of legal fees, the family of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn has set up a legal defense fund to help offset the costs of the ongoing Russia investigation.

“Michael Flynn is no longer a government employee, so he is not subject to government ethics restrictions on legal defense funds,” said Corey Goldstone, spokesperson for government watchdog group Campaign Legal Center. “He is also not subject to any financial disclosure requirements applicable to federal government employees.”

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