Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is just about convinced former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be indicted by the Department of Justice.
Blumenthal spoke with Politico about the ongoing Russia investigation and what he feels is a likely outcome.
“I’m about 99 percent sure there will be some criminal charges from this investigation,” said Blumenthal, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Regarding Flynn and Manafort, Blumenthal said they “are the most prominent, but there may well be others.”
Manafort has been under investigation off and on for several years by the FBI. He is currently one of the subjects of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe over allegations he violated IRS laws via his international consulting business. Reports say he will likely be indicted.
Flynn did lobbying work for the Turkish government last year while he was advising the Trump campaign. He resigned from his post as national security adviser in February after it was reported he lied about contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States.