McFarland Contradicted Herself on Russia Contacts, Congressional Testimony Shows

President Trump’s former aide had told lawmakers that she knew nothing of the national security adviser’s contacts with the Russian ambassador. But newly surfaced emails undermine her assertion.

Emails Dispute White House Claims That Flynn Acted Independently on Russia

The president has called claims of unusual contacts with Russia a “hoax.” But emails show top aides closely tracked Michael T. Flynn’s fateful call to the Russian ambassador.

Turmoil at the National Security Council, From the Top Down

Staff members are struggling to make policy to fit the president’s Twitter posts, and the council’s leader, Michael T. Flynn, is facing an inquiry into his communications with Russia.