[VIDEO] Leon Panetta, President Obama’s former Secretary of Defense has his own opinion on today’s Michael Flynn revelations. According to the former SECDEF, what was revealed today could be considered a violation of norms but not a violation of the law. In the video, you will hear what he has to say.
There is nothing wrong with an administration making contact with foreign governments as they begin building a transition team. In this case, it was probably even more excusable because the Obama administration set a course to create obstacles to international diplomacy for the Trump administration. Never before had an outgoing President done so much to undermine an incoming President on the world stage.
As long as the incoming President did not start negotiating international deals or tried to undermine the sitting president, it should be viewed as no harm and no foul. Leon Panetta has been around the block a few