National Security Adviser Michael Flynn abruptly resigned Monday evening, amid an uproar over conversations with a Russian ambassador to the US and his broader dealings with Russia. The news comes after an earlier report that Flynn could be susceptible to Russian blackmail, according to an assessment from the Department of Justice that was compiled

late last month, and after he faced new scrutiny over a call with Russia’s ambassador during which the pair apparently discussed US sanctions. President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. Joseph Keith Kellogg the acting national security adviser. READ MORE