CNN coverage of charges against Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn, former national security adviser to Donald Trump, today pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his two conversations with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the US.

During today's appearance in DC federal court, Flynn disclosed that he's cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the US election.

Flynn acknowledged that his actions "were wrong, and, through my faith in God, I am working to set things right.

Mueller had charged Flynn with "willfully and knowingly" making "false, fictitious and fraudulent statements" to the FBI regarding conversations Kislyak.

Flynn faces up to five years in jail.