Hill panels say it's too soon to discuss immunity for Flynn
The aide was not authorized to discuss private conversations and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Testifying before Congress can complicate a criminal investigation if a witness is granted immunity, given restrictions on the Justice Department's ability to use those statements in any subsequent prosecution.
Schiff and an aide went to the White House on Friday at the administration's invitation to review documents that it said support Trump's contention he and his team were subjected to surveillance by the Obama administration during the presidential campaign.
According to The Hill magazine, Sean Spicer further said that Flynn should go up there and do what he needs to do to get the story.
"Out of respect for the committees, we will not comment right now on the details of discussions between counsel for General Flynn and the House and Senate intelligence committees, other than to confirm that those discussions have taken place", the lawyer added.
Flynn's offer to testify under protection from prosecution suggests he has more to reveal about the Russian Federation affair.
A spokesman for Rep. Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said the panel has not offered an immunity deal to Flynn.
Schiff, who has called for Nunes' recusal from the investigation because of his close ties to the White House, said the committee is interested in Flynn's testimony but is also "mindful" of the Justice Department's interests.
US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House of Representatives intelligence committee, said it was too soon to consider immunity requests.
Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, told the Senate intelligence panel this week he'd gladly answer questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and others.
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Malcolm Nance, an intelligence and terrorism expert from Philadelphia, told the Tribune on Friday that Flynn's request was not unusual, especially in circumstances where an individual has something to hide.
"The question for you, Mr. President, is why you waited so long to act after you learned Flynn (through your VP) had misled the country?"
Flynn was sacked from his job as Trump's first national security adviser after it was disclosed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the US during the transition.
Flynn resigned three weeks later, ostensibly because he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his talks with Kislyak, and Pence had gone on to repeat the mischaracterization publicly in a television interview.
The White House's apparent involvement in helping Nunes access the information has overshadowed what Trump officials contend are real concerns about how much information about Americans is disseminated in intelligence reports.
His downfall came when it was reported that the Justice Department warned the Trump administration about Flynn's communications with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey I. Kislyak.
Kelner said Flynn would not "submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution".
Critics assailed the president over his tweet, noting that during last year's campaign, Trump said in a speech that "If you're not guilty of a crime, what do you need immunity for?"
The congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are delving into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that the Russian government hacked Democratic political organizations and individuals and leaked emails in an attempt to favor Trump, a Republican, in last year's presidential election.
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