News Exercise #214


1. 1. Complete this opening statement:
US media reports say Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who ___ ___ ___ __ the FBI about his contacts with Russia, is ___ __ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___-___-___ Jared Kushner, while the White House has said Mr Flynn has implicated ___ ___ ___ in the investigation into ___ ___ ___ ___ and Mr Trump’s team ___ ___ ___ ___ ___.
2. Before becoming the National Security Advisor, what had been his title?
3. What were people shouting as Flynn left the courthouse, and why?
4. At 1:41 what did the reporter say about the White House’s relationship with Flynn now?

Answers
1. Complete this opening statement:
US media reports say Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who has admitted lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia, is prepared to give testimony that implicates the President’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, while the White House has said Mr Flynn has implicated nobody but himself in the investigation into alleged collusion between Moscow and Mr Trump’s team before he came to power.
2. Before becoming the National Security Advisor, what had been his title?
He is a three-star General.
3. What were people shouting as Flynn left the courthouse, and why?
They were shouting “Lock him up.” Flynn had started calling for people to shout “Lock her up,” during Clinton’s presidential campaign.
4. At 1:41 what did the reporter say about the White House’s relationship with Flynn now?
She said they were trying to distance themselves from Michael Flynn’s actions and the lies he told the FBI.

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