Flynn was told in the document that the U.S. Constitution's emoluments provision prohibits any monetary payments or gifts "from a foreign government unless congressional consent is first obtained".
Chaffetz sent a letter Thursday to the Acting Secretary of the Army asking for a final determination on whether Flynn violated the law in accepting foreign payments.
As a former military officer, Flynn would have needed special permission for his December 2015 appearance at a gala sponsored by RT, a Russian Government-funded television station, for which he was paid $45,000.
Flynn also lobbied on behalf of a Turkish businessman with ties to the country's government between August and November of 2016, but he did not register as a foreign agent with the Justice Department until earlier this year.
The latest release of documents comes amid congressional investigations of possible ties between US President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation.
"I honestly don't understand why the White House is covering up for Michael Flynn", Cummings said at a press conference today following the release of the documents.
"They're not true", he said, adding that the White House referred Cummings to the Defense Department for the relevant documents on Flynn's clearance.
The other two documents released by Cummings also pertain to foreign payments received by Flynn. "Though we've walked hand-in-hand with the Democrats during this investigation, this morning they broke with long-standing protocol and made a decision to release these documents without consulting us", a spokeswoman for Chaffetz said on CNN.
FILE - In this February 13, 2017 file photo, Mike Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
In 2015, Flynn reportedly received about $34,000 United States dollars for a speech at an event in Moscow, Russia and he was also under media scrutiny for his past lobbying on behalf of Turkey. Cummings said no proof of that has been found.
The Trump White House declined to provide the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee with documents related to Flynn's application for a security clearance to work at the White House.
A Pentagon spokesman confirmed that on April 4 the Defense Department's Inspector General began an investigation into Flynn's alleged violations of the Emoluments Clause.
In addition to looking into the Russia Today funds, the House committee is scrutinizing Flynn's work a year ago as a foreign agent hired to promote Turkish government views by a Netherlands-based company owned by a Turkish businessman.
The committee's inquiry is one of several congressional investigations into Mr Flynn's contacts with foreign officials before and during his brief stint as Mr Trump's top national security aide.
He declined to share specifics about what the documents entail, but said Republican members of the oversight panel should be pushing the White House to release more information about what top administration officials knew about Flynn during the presidential campaign, transition and in the early days of Trump's presidency.
The letter was released on Thursday by Democrats in the House committee, Xinhua news agency reported.
An attorney for Flynn, who has offered to testify before Congress in return for a grant of immunity from prosecution, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. And Spicer indicated that beyond checking that Flynn had a security clearance, the Trump administration did not do much vetting of him - something that new administrations typically do.
"The Pentagon's warning to General Flynn was bold, italicized and could not have been clearer", Cummings said.
Flynn's contacts with Kislyak and other foreign nationals is being investigated by the House Intelligence Committee, which Chaffetz said would take the lead on examining whether those contacts themselves were inappropriate.
"It makes the American people think White House has something to hide".
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