Hillary Clinton tweets response to Michael Flynn's resignation

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"Philippe's got his own way of saying things, but he has a point about the real consequences of fake news", Clinton commented, subtly pointing out that what goes around comes around.

As happened during the 2016 presidential election when he didn't recommend charges against Hillary Clinton, but right before the election told Congress she was being investigated again, Comey is being pulled from both sides of the political aisle, The Hill reported.

Michael Flynn Jr. has been known to peddle conspiracy theories in the past, most notably after the election, when he tweeted several times about #PizzaGate.

Two days later, Clinton said Pizzagate proved that "fake news can have real-world consequences", and that "lives are at risk".

Philippe Reines, former deputy assistant secretary of state, tweeted: "Dear Mike Flynn & Mike Flynn Jr..." His son, Michael G. Flynn, circulated another fake-news story tying the Clinton campaign to the so-called Pizzagate conspiracy theory, alleging in December that she had used the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in Washington, D.C.to run a child sex-trafficking operation.

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The elder Flynn subsequently deleted another fake news story about Clinton from his Twitter feed, one that falsely claimed the Federal Bureau of Investigation had evidence "to put Hillary and her crew away for life".

General Flynn, who was tapped by President Donald Trump to serve as National Security Advisor after being one of the campaign's most supportive surrogates early on, resigned last night after pressure mounting from phone calls he made to a Russian ambassador on the day the Obama administration issued sanctions against the Kremlin.

Flynn had allegedly discussed sanctions imposed on Russia with the Russian envoy and hinted that the USA president would be willing to lift them.

Said Flynn, in the video now being recirculated on social media.

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