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Michael Flynn Sentencing Postponed

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 12:20pm 12/18/2018 at 12:20pm
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Former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s sentencing hearing ended early this afternoon. Judge Sullivan repeatedly asked Flynn if he’d like to postpone sentencing, an offer he declined several times. Sentencing was recessed until 12:30 to give attorneys an opportunity to discuss...

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Prosecutors Respond to Judges Request for More Evidence Prior to Sentencing in Michael Flynn Case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:00pm 12/14/2018 at 5:00pm
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The sentencing memo released by the attorneys representing Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn called to question the conduct of the FBI agents involved in the initial interviews with Flynn. Flynn was charged with lying to the FBI.

Wednesday night U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ordered Mueller’s team to hand...

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Judge Demands Interviews With Flynn After Sentencing Memo Raises Questions About the FBI’s Conduct

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 7:30pm 12/13/2018 at 7:30pm
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A sentencing memo released Tuesday night has thrown a kink in the investigation of Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

In the memo issued by Flynn’s attorneys are allegations that the FBI intentionally lied to Flynn about the necessity of having representation during their initial interview as well as an alleged effort...

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Mueller Claims Flynn Gave “First-Hand” Details About Trump Transition Team’s Contact With Russian Officials — But What Part of That is Illegal?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7:00am 12/5/2018 at 7:00am
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According to a sentencing memo published Tuesday night, Michael Flynn gave Special Counselor Mueller “first hand” details of contacts between Trump’s presidential transition team and Russian government officials.

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If Comey, FBI Didn’t Think Flynn Lied, Then Why Did He Plead Guilty?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00pm 2/13/2018 at 7:00pm
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President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn has come back into the news after The Washington Examiner‘s Byron York reported that former FBI Director James Comey told Congress the department doesn’t think Flynn lied to them.

Remember the fiasco is over him allegedly speaking to to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak...

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Why is Robert Mueller even investigating the presidential transition?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 11:00am 12/3/2017 at 11:00am
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Michael Flynn pleaded guilty last week to lying to FBI investigators regarding conversations Flynn had with the Russian Ambassador in late December 2016, barely three weeks before the Trump administration was sworn into office.

Such transitions contact with foreigners are routine, and took place during prior administrations, including the Obama administration. That...

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Mueller’s Quest for The Donald: Making sense of the Michael Flynn plea

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 8:20pm 12/1/2017 at 8:20pm

Today was another spectacular speculative day on Twitter and in the media due to Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to one count of lying to the FBI regarding Flynn’s communications with the Russian Ambassador in late December 2016.

A somewhat moribund Russia-collusion conspiracy community sprang back to life instantaneously.The treason-choir found its...

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Mueller finds another process crime: Michael Flynn pleads to making false statement (Updated w Plea Docs)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 1, 2017 at 9:49am 12/1/2017 at 9:49am
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As predicted, Robert Mueller’s investigation was more likely to find process crimes, such as making false statements to federal investigators, or crimes unrelated to alleged Russia collusion, than crimes related to actual collusion.

Mueller just charged Michael Flynn with lying to the FBI during a January 2017 interview (which predated Mueller) about...

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Mueller Investigating Alleged Deal Between Michael Flynn, Turkey to Hand Over Cleric

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 2:30pm 11/10/2017 at 2:30pm

In March, I blogged about a report in The Wall Street Journal, in which former CIA Director James Moosley claimed he attended a meeting with former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Turkish Foreign Ministers to discuss removing Fehtullah Gulen, a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania. This meeting happened when Flynn...

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Report: Mueller Has Evidence To Bring Charges Against General Flynn, His Son

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 1:30pm 11/5/2017 at 1:30pm
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Earlier this week, Professor Jacobson noted that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is focused on process crimes and other things unrelated to the purpose of the Trump campaign-Russia collusion investigation.

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So I’ve had to watch several news cycles without being able to jump in. One...

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Report: Mueller To Issue First Indictment Monday

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 12:03pm 10/29/2017 at 12:03pm
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The Special Council investigation led by James Comey friend and ally and former FBI head Robert Mueller has been

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Mueller Impanels Grand Jury in Russia Investigation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 8/3/2017 at 7:00pm
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has launched a grand jury in Washington, D.C., for his investigation into alleged Russian influence into our presidential election. The Wall Street Journal reported:

The grand jury, which began its work in recent weeks, is a sign that Mr. Mueller’s inquiry is ramping up and that it will...

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The Slow-Motion Coup d’Etat picks up steam

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 4:00pm 8/3/2017 at 4:00pm

Since the election there has been an unprecedented attempt to unwind the election result. Events have accelerated on several fronts lately with attempts from outside and within to paralyze the Trump administration.

What started as a collective media freakout on Election Night 2016 quickly progressed to an unprecedented attempt to intimidate Electors...

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Mueller legal team approaching size of entire US Attorney’s Office for Rhode Island

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 23, 2017 at 9:10pm 6/23/2017 at 9:10pm
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When Robert Mueller was first appointed Special Counsel, I thought, given his generally good reputation, that this might be a streamlined process with fewer leaks, focused on either proving or disproving allegations of Russian interference.

But I did acknowledge, for example in this radio interview, that there was a risk that in the...

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Trump at risk from Comey/Mueller: If “they don’t get you on the crime, they get you on the process”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 12, 2017 at 9:10pm 6/12/2017 at 9:10pm
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I was a guest today on Newsmax TV – America Talks Live with Bill Tucker.

The main topic was my post about James Comey’s Senate testimony, Robert Mueller should step aside: Friends shouldn’t be investigating friends:

“… the case has dramatically changed since James Comey was outed, or outed himself, as the leaker of a...

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Robert Mueller should step aside: Friends shouldn’t be investigating friends

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 10:35am 6/11/2017 at 10:35am

The Special Counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller barely has gotten off the ground, and already there is a stench.

That stench was created by former FBI Director James Comey, who admitted in testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee that he leaked, through a friend, memoranda purporting to document improper conversations between...

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Pathetic endings to prosecutorial careers of James Comey and Loretta Lynch

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 7:00pm 6/8/2017 at 7:00pm

I was not able to watch James Comey’s testimony today live, as I was in the car much of the day.

I was able to listen to the first hour and a half on terrestrial radio, as so many AM stations were carrying it that I was able to keep tuned even...

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