President Trump was given a comprehensive briefing on the content of ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russia’s ambassador, Fox News reported.
Trump did not see a transcript of the communications but was given a summary of Flynn's discussions with the Russian ambassador prior to his resignation, Fox News reported Thursday.
Flynn also reportedly was able to remember his discussions and told the White House counsel’s office about the details.
“And under repeated questioning during an investigation conducted by the White House counsel’s office, Gen. Flynn, I'm told, had a full recollection of what he talked about with the Russian ambassador.”
A spokesman for Flynn prior to his resignation said that Flynn “indicated that while he had no recollection of discussing sanctions, he couldn’t be certain that the topic never came up,” according to The Washington Post.
"Mike was doing his job," Trump said at his press conference Thursday. "He was calling countries and his counterparts. ... I would have directed him to do it if I thought he wasn't doing it. I didn't direct him, but I would have directed him because that's his job.”
Trump said he believes Flynn “did nothing wrong.”