Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will provide some of the documents requested by the Senate Intelligence Committee, as it investigates Russian election meddling and any ties between Russia and Trump associates, an individual familiar with the matter confirmed to CBS News.
A person close to Flynn told the Associated Press he will turn over documents related to two of his businesses as well as some personal documents the committee requested earlier this month. The person says Flynn plans to produce documents by next week. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss Flynn’s private interactions with the committee.
Flynn’s decision comes after he invoked his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination in declining an earlier request from the committee. Flynn’s attorneys had argued the earlier request was too broad and would have required Flynn to turn over information that could have been used against him.
The committee had issued subpoenas for documents from two businesses Flynn operated — Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel,…