“It is unclear why Yates was upset with the FBI for meeting with Flynn. She has since testified to the Senate that she informed the White House general counsel days after Flynn’s interview that she believed he was lying to the FBI.
Flynn was fired as national security adviser on Feb. 13, 2017. The White House claims he was fired for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about the details of his conversations with Kislyak.
According to Strzok, then-FBI Director James Comey “was going to tell Yates right before the interview, but she called him first for another reason before he had a chance to call.”
“When he told her the FBI was interviewing Flynn she was not happy,” reads the summary of the Strzok interview.
Strzok also referred to an argument between unidentified officials “about the FBI’s decision to interview Flynn.”