Former national security adviser Michael Flynn won’t submit to questioning about the ongoing Russia investigation unless he’s given immunity, according to his lawyer.

Flynn, who was also an adviser to President Trump during the 2016 campaign, resigned in February, following allegations he misled Vice President Pence and others about communication with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Henry E. Hockeimer, a former federal prosecutor, told LawNewz said there are several scenarios why Flynn is floating the idea of testimony for immunity.

“In a high profile matter like this, his lawyer may simply be telling the government if you want to talk to my guy he’s going to need assurance he won’t be charged – i.e. Immunity,” Hockeimer said. ”Regardless of whether there is truly something there.”

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