Tag Archives: Michael Flynn

Prosecutors Call For Michael Flynn To Be Sentenced

Politico reports: Prosecutors said Friday they’re prepared for former national security adviser Michael Flynn to be sentenced in late October or early November, nearly two years after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the United States. “The defendant’s cooperation has ended. The case is ready for sentencing, and the government proposes …

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Flynn Pulls Out Of Fundraiser By #QAnon Nutbag

Mother Jones reports: Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, pulled out of a fundraiser for his legal defense fund that was organized by a supporter of the bizarre conspiracy theory known as QAnon, after Mother Jones reported on the event’s connection to the fringe group. Flynn’s attorney, Sidney Powell, tweeted Saturday that “given recent reports and comments,” …

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Flynn Wants To Attend Fundraiser By #QAnon Nutbag

Mother Jones reports: Michael Flynn wants a judge to allow him to travel to Atlanta to raise money at an event organized by a QAnon supporter. This week, Flynn’s lawyer, Sidney Powell, asked US District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan to allow Flynn to travel freely in the United States, so that he can go to locations including Georgia, where he …

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House Panel Subpoenas Michael Flynn And Rick Gates

The New York Times reports: The Democratic-led House Intelligence Committee said on Thursday that it had issued two new subpoenas demanding that Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, and Rick Gates, a former top Trump campaign aide, provide testimony and documents related to their interactions with Russians and other foreign powers. The subpoenas, dated Wednesday, are tied …

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Michael Flynn Fires His Defense Attorneys

Law & Crime reports: Fired Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn has fired his defense lawyers ahead of sentencing for reasons that are not immediately clear. Attorneys Robert Kelner and Stephen Anthony said in a motion to withdraw on Thursday that Flynn had notified them of their firing. Some have suggested that development is “potentially major,” as it could mean …

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Trump: Why Wasn’t I Warned About Michael Flynn?

Here’s what has Trump backpedaling on Michael Flynn:  A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of materials obtained during the course of Robert Mueller’s investigation which seems to point heavily at efforts by the Trump administration and its allies to obstruct justice in the case of admitted felon and former National Security Advisor Gen. Michael Flynn. DC District Judge …

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REVEALED: Michael Flynn Told Mueller That People Tied To Trump And Congress Reached Out To Obstruct Probe

NBC News reports: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told investigators that people linked to the Trump administration and Congress reached out to him in an effort to interfere in the Russia probe, according to newly-unredacted court papers filed Thursday. The communications could have “affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation,” special counsel Robert Mueller …

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Trump Rages On Coverage Of Former Obama Lawyer

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has angrily criticised a newspaper over the page it chose to place a story about the indictment of a lawyer who served in Barack Obama’s administration. Greg Craig was indicted on Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation. The probe intersected with Robert Mueller’s special counsel …

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Rand Paul: I’ve Told Trump To Pardon Michael Flynn

“No American should be prosecuted for something they said in a private phone call unless a judge gave a warrant to the government and said they can listen to the phone call. They listened to General Flynn because they were spying on the ambassador. Okay, that’s foreign intelligence, but that shouldn’t be domestic prosecution. So what they did to Flynn––not …

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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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