Fallout Grows Over Trump's Pick for National Security Adviser

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has been praised for his intelligence work, but has come under scrutiny for his views on Islam and reported ties to Turkey and Russia.
1:42 | 11/18/16

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The president-elect also putting his national security team together. Tonight, another one of his picks, lieutenant general Michael Flynn is getting praise and pushback. Here's Martha Raddatz. Reporter: Tonight, fallout over the president-elect's choice, lieutenant general Michael Flynn. This is not someone who is prone to thoughtful consideration of issues. Someone who often flies off of the handle and makes snap judgments. Reporter: Flynn has been at Donald Trump's side and in his ear from the beginning. Sharing the same harsh view of Islam. Tweeting last February, fear of muslims is rational. Islam is a political ideology. It definitely hides behind this notion of it being a religion. Reporter: At the Republican national convention, the general joining the chorus against Hillary Clinton. Yes, that's right. Lock her up! Reporter: He's also under scrutiny for his lobby firm, and reported ties to Turkey. And here, at dinner with Putin. And the former director of the CIA, Mike Hayden, saying he has been incredibly successful in the fight against terrorism. Reporter: Martha with us live. And one more choice drawing mostly praise tonight. Yes, that's Mike Pompeo, chosen to be CIA director. The national security team, coming together. Thank you. We move on to other news, and the deadly blizzard on the

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