Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, has had his security clearance suspended, according to CNN.

A Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) spokesman told CNN the suspension is a normal administrative move for clearances under “pending review.”

“[It’s when] questions arise regarding an individual’s compliance with clearance standards,” they said, adding Flynn’s clearance could be reinstated if no wrongdoing is found.

Trump earlier Wednesday defended Flynn as a “wonderful man” who was treated unfairly by the media.

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