Bloomberg News reports:
A federal appeals court ordered a judge to immediately dismiss the criminal case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, Bloomberg News reports. A three-judge appellate panel on Wednesday denied U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan the authority to examine whether the government’s surprise motion to dismiss the case, in which Flynn pleaded guilty twice to lying to the FBI, was part of a corrupt effort to aid one of Trump’s political allies.
#BREAKING: D.C. appeals court rules 2-1, directing Judge Sullivan to grant General Michael Flynn’s motion to drop his case.
— Jennifer Franco (@jennfranconews) June 24, 2020
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) June 24, 2020
BREAKING – DC Circuit Court of Appeals rules Michael Flynn case can end and DOJ’s request to drop charges be accepted by the federal district court. pic.twitter.com/qPWmyZlO6M
— Darren Samuelsohn (@dsamuelsohn) June 24, 2020