5 Things You Should Know About Michael Flynn

Here are five things that Americans need to know about retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for national security adviser.

President-elect Donald Trump has picked retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn for national security adviser, a decision that concerns many due to Flynn’s track record of questionable conduct and history of false statements. Here five things you need to know about Michael Flynn.

Update, February 10, 2017: This video has been updated.

Aki Suzuki is a Video Editor at the Center for American Progress. Andrew Satter is the Director of Video at the Center. Carolyn Kenney is a Research Associate with the National Security and International Policy team at the Center.

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Aki Suzuki

Video Editor

Andrew Satter

Senior Director, Video

Carolyn Kenney

Former Senior Policy Analyst, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative