Michael Flynn Crowdfunding Legal Defense For Russia Scandal
"Michael Flynn, the former White House national security adviser caught in a federal probe about Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election, now has a legal defense fund, citing the “enormous expense of attorneys’ fees.” It has been set up by his siblings, Joe Flynn and Barbara Redgate, who say that the costs have placed “a tremendous financial burden on our brother Mike and his family” and are becoming more than he can afford.
“The various investigations arising out of the 2016 presidential election have placed a tremendous financial burden on our brother Mike and his family. The enormous expense of attorneys’ fees and other related expenses far exceed their ability to pay,” Redgate and Joe Flynn said in a statement sent by Michael Flynn’s lawyer. “To help ensure that he can defend himself, we have set up a legal defense fund, and we are asking Mike’s supporters, veterans, and all people of goodwill to contribute whatever amount they can to this fund.””*
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