A fairly clear warning that they have all the material on Trump and his people, and are prepared to use it if he doesn't toe the line. In its own way it was a quite restrained coup.
Tweet (Donald J. Trump):
"The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington? Will these leaks be happening as I deal on N.Korea etc?""Michael Flynn and the tapping of the phone of the Russian ambassador".
World Jewry isn't happy, as it lost its best chance for a War For The Jews: "Former Obama Officials, Loyalists Waged Secret Campaign to Oust Flynn". Note the timing, just before Bibi arrives. It is important not to forget that Flynn wrote a book with Ledeen!
"Trump Caves on Flynn’s Resignation". I disagree that this was a neocon win. Flynn was the main neocon in the Trump cabinet. This doesn't turn on neoconservatism but on Trump's upsetting the old order of things, and the need to send a warning from the existing power structure.
"NYTimes Reports Trump Aides' "Repeated Contact" With Russian Intel Officials, Admits No Collusion Discovered". They are trying to create the understanding that any non-threatening talking with the Russians is treason.
"Did The CIA Just Stage A Micro-Coup Against Trump Administration?". "Putin is a bigger threat to Europe’s existence than Isis" by George Soros!
Credit to Trump here, strategically, on not weakening himself fighting a battle he can't win. The Clintonistas feel that their caricature of Trump can be used to defeat Trump, but he is more clever than that.
Too pessimistic: ""It's Over Folks" The Neocons & The "Deep State" Have Neutered The Trump Presidency" and "The anti-Flynn ‘deep state’ coup – spelling it out in the clearest way possible". The real answer will come with who Trump picks to replace Flynn.