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Trump's pick for national security advisor praises some Democrats, but is mum on policy details

Trump's pick for national security advisor praises some Democrats, but is mum on policy details

At the Republican National Convention last July, retired Army Gen. Michael Flynn famously led Donald Trump’s supporters in angry chants of “Lock her up!” to demand prosecution of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Flynn has suggested that Americans should fear all Muslims, and argued that terrorism committed by Muslims is rooted in mainstream Islam. “Fear of Muslims is RATIONAL,” he tweeted last February.

So on Tuesday, when Flynn made his first public comments since President-elect Trump picked him to be the next White House national security advisor, a packed hall at the U.S. Institute of Peace waited to hear what the fiery former commander and...

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