's lawyer attacks Mike Flynn as a liar

Donald 's lawyer insisted Friday that Michael Flynn's guilty plea hasn't implicated the president in any wrongdoing, despite a report that the former National Security Advisor plans to testify that himself directed him to reach out to Russians before Inauguration Day.

'Today, Michael Flynn, a former National Security Advisor at the White House for 25 days during the Administration, and a former Obama administration official, entered a guilty plea to a single count of making a false statement to the FBI,' Ty Cobb said.

'The false statements involved mirror the false statements to White House officials which resulted in his resignation in February of this year.' 

'Nothing about the guilty plea or the charge implicates anyone other than Mr. Flynn,' Cobb continued. 

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Liar: Admitted liar Mike Flynn is under attack from the legal team who say he lied to the president to, an assault on his credibility in the hope that his testimony can be seen as flawed

My client isn't implicated: Trump's lawyer Ty Cobbs tried to pain Flynn as a liar who was barely in the administration - and mentioned his service in the Obama administration

My client isn't implicated: 's lawyer Ty Cobbs tried to pain Flynn as a liar who was barely in the administration - and mentioned his service in the Obama administration 

HE LIED TO US TOO: 'S LAWYER'S FULL STATEMENT

'Today, Michael Flynn, a former National Security Advisor at the White House for 25 days during the Administration, and a former Obama administration official, entered a guilty plea to a single count of making a false statement to the FBI. 

The false statements involved mirror the false statements to White House officials which resulted in his resignation in February of this year.

'Nothing about the guilty plea or the charge implicates anyone other than Mr. Flynn.  

The conclusion of this phase of the Special Counsel's work demonstrates again that the Special Counsel is moving with all deliberate speed and clears the way for a prompt and reasonable conclusion.'

– Ty Cobb, 's lawyer

'The conclusion of this phase of the Special Counsel's work demonstrates again that the Special Counsel is moving with all deliberate speed and clears the way for a prompt and reasonable conclusion.' 

The White House itself remained mum on Friday, clamping down on communications after Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Flynn agreed to testify that directed him to make contact with Russians when he was a presidential candidate, according to https://twitter.com/ABC/status/936628560374071296.

That revelation cast a pall over the West Wing as senior aides geared up for an annual Christmas reception that could be less than merry.

Fox News Channel reports that the federal government said in court Friday that it was a 'senior member' of the transition team – not an aide during the campaign itself – who directed Flynn to contact nations including Russia about a United Nations vote.

is expected to deliver holiday remarks at the afternoon party. The room will be full of reporters, but the White House insists it's strictly 'off the record.'

Cobb represents in the ongoing saga over whether his campaign colluded with Russians to swing the 2016 election.

Neither did White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and her deputy Raj Shah.

The White House has typically referred questions about Robert Mueller's special counsel probe to 's personal lawyers.

Those attorneys have insisted in the past that the president himself is not under investigation.

told reporters aboard Air Force One last month during his trip

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