Tag Archives: Michael Flynn

House Panel Probes Flynn-Backed Plan To Sell Dozens Of Nuclear Plants To Saudi Arabia Despite Warnings

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former national-security adviser Mike Flynn and others within the White House ignored repeated legal and ethical warnings as they pushed early in President Trump’s tenure an ambitious plan to build dozens of nuclear-power reactors in Saudi Arabia, according to a report released Tuesday by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The report describes …

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Chris Christie’s Tell-All: Trump And Kushner Thought Firing Michael Flynn Would End “This Russia Thing”

The New York Times reports: President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, believed that the “Russia thing” would end as a side effect from the firing of the national security adviser, retired Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, in the early days of the administration, according to an account in a new memoir by Chris Christie. As Mr. Kushner tucked into …

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CPAC Chair Matt Schlapp Compares Flynn’s Treason To “Pulling Off Mattress Tags, Jaywalking, Parking Tickets”

“What you have are these infractions: Pulling off mattress tags, jaywalking, parking tickets. They’re finding anything they can — anything they can — to delve into these people’s careers, to kind of legally blackmail them into agreeing to some minimal crimes. None of the crimes with all the people we’ve talked about over the course of the last year and …

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BREAKING: Court Delays Sentencing For Michael Flynn After Judge Tells Him “You Sold Your Country Out”

Moments ago lawyers for former Trump advisor Michael Flynn accepted a federal judge’s suggestion to delay sentencing after the judge appeared likely to disregard Mueller’s recommendation of no jail time. Flynn reportedly told the court this morning that he was indeed told that lying to the FBI is a crime. Updates to follow shortly…. UPDATE: From the New York Times. …

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Mueller Releases Memo On Flynn’s Lying To FBI

CBS News reports: Special counsel Robert Mueller has released a January 2017 FBI memo detailing the interview by agent Peter Strzok and another FBI agent with President Donald Trump’s then-national security adviser, Michael Flynn. In the interview described in the memo, Flynn lied about his contact with then-Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak. The DOJ has released a …

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Two Former Flynn Associates Indicted For Conspiracy

The New York Times reports: Two former business associates of Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, have been indicted as part of a federal investigation into Turkey’s secret 2016 lobbying campaign to pressure the United States to expel a rival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Charges against the two former associates, Bijan Kian and Ekim Alptekin, …

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Jeanine Pirro: Why Would Non-Liar Michael Flynn Plead Guilty To Lying After Being Fired By Trump For Lying?

“You are probably asking yourself, why would Flynn even plead guilty to lying when he wasn’t lying. The answer? Flynn, based on his record of 33 years as a decorated military man, is an honorable man who may have realized when he saw the transcript that what he said was not consistent with the transcript. Maybe he pled guilty because …

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Michael Flynn Asks Court For No Prison Time

The New York Times reports: Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, asked a federal judge late Tuesday to spare him prison time for misleading investigators, and they suggested that the F.B.I. agents who interviewed him last year at the White House had tricked him into lying. Mr. Flynn’s lawyers said that his contrition, lengthy military …

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Christian Militia Oath Keepers Vow To Battle Antifa Outside Courthouse When Michael Flynn Is Sentenced

Via press release: On December 18, 2018 a cadre of Patriots from around the country will stand together, front and center, on the steps of the DC Federal Court, in Washington DC, to demonstrate their support for Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn. General Flynn will be sentenced by Judge Emmet Sullivan. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has stated that he does …

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GOP Rep. Mark Meadows On Fox: Flynn Memo Is Good News For Trump Because It Doesn’t Mention Collusion

The Hill reports: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-Ohio) is characterizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s sentencing report on former national security advisor Michael Flynn as “good news for President Trump” because “there is no mention of collusion.” during an interview with Fox’s Sean Hannity on Tuesday night. “I have looked at this report and, yes, everybody is going to focus on what …

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Mueller Recommends No Prison Time For Michael Flynn

In the week’s most hotly anticipated bit of news, Special Counsel Robert Mueller tonight issued a memo in which he recommends no prison sentence for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Update to follow shortly… Mueller on Flynn: “Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the low end of the guideline range—including a …

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TODAY: Mueller To Issue Sentencing Memo On Flynn

Reuters reports: U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office will make a sentencing recommendation for former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday, in a court filing that is expected to shed light on the extent of Flynn’s cooperation in the Russia probe. Flynn, who held the White House job for only 24 days, pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying …

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Court Sets Michael Flynn’s Sentencing For Dec. 18th

Happy holidaaaaays….. The Associated Press reports: Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has a sentencing date. A judge on Wednesday scheduled Flynn’s sentencing for Dec. 18, more than a year after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The move comes just days after prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller said they were ready for Flynn’s case to …

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Mueller Asks Court To Set Sentencing Date For Flynn

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, is ready to be sentenced later this year for pleading guilty to lying to the FBI in the Russia probe, according to a status report his lawyer filed jointly Monday with special counsel Robert Mueller. After months of delays, Judge Emmet Sullivan is now …

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Mueller Delays Sentencing For Michael Flynn

The Washington Post reports on Twitter: “Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s office and attorneys for former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn are still not ready for sentencing, citing ‘status of investigation,’ and propose to update court Sept. 17. Likely pushes sentencing past Election Day.” Well, isn’t that interesting? CNN reports: On Aug. 8, CNN reported that the President’s …

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Flynn Takes Lobbying Gig As He Awaits Sentencing

The Wall Street Journal reports: Former national security adviser Mike Flynn has a new job: He has joined a global lobbying and investment advisory firm. As he awaits sentencing for lying to federal investigators, he is going into business with Washington lobbyist Nick Muzin and his New York partner Joey Allaham with a new firm called Stonington Global LLC, they …

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Memo Reveal: Trump Was Angry At Flynn For Not Telling Him Putin Was First To Congratulate After Election

The Hill reports: President Trump was displeased with his short-lived national security adviser Michael Flynn last year after Flynn failed to tell him for several days that he had received a congratulatory phone call from Russia’s Vladimir Putin, according to memos written by former FBI director James Comey. Comey claims in memos released Thursday that Trump was unhappy with his …

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REPORT: Trump Lawyer John Dowd Pitched Possible Pardons For Flynn And Manafort As Mueller Built Cases

The New York Times reports: A lawyer for President Trump broached the idea of Mr. Trump pardoning two of his former top advisers, Michael T. Flynn and Paul Manafort, with their lawyers last year, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions. The discussions came as the special counsel was building cases against both men, and they raise questions …

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Maddow Bets That Trump Will Pardon Flynn Tomorrow To Distract From Stormy Daniels Interview [VIDEO]

“Even among White House sources, there’s now open speculation that the firing H.R. McMaster and hiring of John Bolten was timed by the president to distract from one particular interview [the Playboy bunny] that aired last night on CNN. If you fire the national security advisor to distract from the first interview, what do you do to distract from the …

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Flynn Met With FBI Without Trump’s Knowledge

NBC News reports: A year ago today, Donald Trump’s newly sworn–in national security adviser, Michael Flynn, met privately in his West Wing office with FBI investigators interested in his communications with Russia’s ambassador, without a lawyer or the knowledge of the president and other top White House officials, according to people familiar with the matter. Flynn’s FBI interview on Jan. …

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