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Senate panel now says it has not received a subpoena response from Flynn's lawyer after chairman's contrary comments

The Senate Intelligence Committee corrected comments its chairman made early Thursday regarding fired national security advisor Michael Flynn, saying it had not received a response from Flynn's lawyer stating that he would not honor a subpoena for private documents.

Panel Chairman Sen. Richard M. Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, had said earlier Thursday that a lawyer had informed the committee of Flynn's decision to refuse to answer the subpoena.

The committee is one of several on Capitol Hill investigating possible collusion between Russia and President Trump's 2016 campaign. 

Flynn was ousted in mid-February after less than a month in his senior administration post.

UPDATES:

10:11 a.m.: This post was updated with the Senate panel disclosing that it had not, in fact, received a response from Flynn's lawyer.

This post was originally published 8:32 a.m.

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