Backers of a U.S.-Russian plan to build nuclear reactors across the Middle East bragged after the U.S. election they had backing from Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn for a project that required lifting sanctions on Russia, documents reviewed by Reuters show.

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U.S.—Backers of a U.S.-Russian plan to build nuclear reactors across the Middle East bragged after the U.S. election they had backing from Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn for a project that required lifting sanctions on Russia, documents reviewed by Reuters show.

President Donald Trump has said the actions of former national security adviser Michael Flynn after the 2016 presidential election were "lawful".. President Trump says ex-aide Michael Flynn's dealings with Russia after the 2016 election were lawful.