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Donald Trump is currently on a two-week trip through Asia, but if things keep going like they have here at home, he may wish he could stay on that trip indefinitely.

On the heels of major criminal indictments and a guilty plea in special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia probe, NBC News is reporting that Mueller is ready to reel in another big fish.

According to NBC News, which cited multiple sources, Mueller has enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn, Trump's disgraced former national security adviser:

Federal investigators have gathered enough evidence to bring charges in their investigation of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his son as part of the probe into Russia's intervention in the 2016 election, according to multiple sources familiar with the investigation.

Michael T. Flynn, who was fired after just 24 days on the job, was one of the first Trump associates to come under scrutiny in the federal probe now led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Mueller is applying renewed pressure on Flynn following his indictment of Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, three sources familiar with the investigation told NBC News.

Flynn could be a bigger fish than even Manafort, given the damage he could do to Trump if he was leveraged into cooperating with Mueller. Flynn could also possibly damage Trump's potential successor, Vice President Mike Pence, who claimed Flynn lied to him about Russian contacts, but who had been warned about them before Trump's inauguration.

The dominoes have begun to fall, and this is a big one.

Please note: This is a commentary piece. The views and opinions expressed within it are those of the author only and do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of IJR.

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