David Kris

David Kris served as assistant attorney general for national security. He began his career with the United States Department of Justice in 1992 through its Honors Program, serving first as an attorney in the criminal division and then as associate deputy attorney general. He is the author or co-author of several works on national security law, including the treatise National Security Investigations and Prosecutions (Thomson-West 2007).

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The Russia Connection

The Treatment of Flynn’s Phone Calls Complies with FISA Minimization Procedures

Under minimization rules, no serious argument can be made that Flynn’s identity was not necessary to understand the intelligence significance of his call with the Russian ambassador. The call is foreign intelligence information mainly because it involves Mr. Flynn.