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Donald Trump on Michael Flynn guilty plea: there was ‘no collusion’ with Russia

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WATCH: Trump, asked about Flynn plea, says 'absolutely no collusion' – Dec 2, 2017

President Donald Trump is expressing no concern about the guilty plea by his former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

The president’s remarks Saturday morning are his first public reaction to the plea deal, in which Flynn is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

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And the president is stressing that there is “no collusion” between his campaign and the Russians.

WATCH: Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn admits he lied to FBI

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Ex-Trump adviser Michael Flynn admits he lied to FBI – Dec 1, 2017

Three times, Trump told reporters it’s been shown that there’s “no collusion.”

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Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia.

Trump spoke as he departed the White House to head to New York for fundraisers expected to raise millions of dollars.

WATCH: Trump attorney says Michael Flynn guilty plea does not ‘implicate anyone other than Flynn’

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Trump attorney says Michael Flynn guilty plea does not ‘implicate anyone other than Flynn’ – Dec 1, 2017