WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says former President Barack Obama made it clear to Donald Trump that he “wasn’t exactly a fan” of Michael Flynn.READ MORE: Damaged Natural Gas Line Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth, Condo Building Evacuated
White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday that Flynn was an outspoken critic of Obama’s “lack of strategies.” Spicer said that if Obama “was seriously concerned” about Flynn’s connections to Russia or other foreign countries, he should have withheld Flynn’s security clearance.
Flynn served under Obama as defense intelligence chief but was later dismissed.READ MORE: Madams And Prostitutes Thrived In 'Hell's Half Acre' Brothels In Fort Worth
Responding to a question over whether Obama voiced concerns over Trump’s choice of Flynn for his national security adviser, Spicer said he would not disclose the details of the meeting.
Flynn was asked to resign in early February after it became clear Flynn mislead senior members of Trump’s administration about his communications with Russian government officials.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed Attempting To Cross Freeway In Fort Worth
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