Trump pardons former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington.

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington.

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Donald Trump has pardoned his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

In a tweet Wednesday afternoon, the outgoing president said it is his “Great Honor” to pardon Flynn.

“Congratulations to @GenFlynn and his wonderful family,” he wrote. “I know you will now have a truly fantastic Thanksgiving.”

Flynn , a retired Army general, pleaded guilty in 2017 to lying to the FBI about interactions he had with Russia’s ambassador to the United States in the weeks before Trump took office.

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However, he has since sought to withdraw the plea, arguing that prosecutors violated his rights and duped him into a plea agreement.

According to the New York Times report on Monday, Flynn is just one of a string of pardons Trump is considering before leaving the White House.

President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to be inaugurated on Jan. 20.

–With files from Reuters

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