"Due to the status of the investigation of the Special Envoy, the parties do not believe that this matter is planned at this time," it says in the application.
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This is the third time lawyers have asked to postpone Flynn's conviction. Flynn pleaded guilty to accusing investigators in December and cooperates with Russia's investigation into Russian electoral intervention. He was not convicted.
Delays such as these could signal the expectations of prosecutors over the duration of their investigations. In short, Flynn's request on Friday suggests that the former National Security Adviser would not be convicted of the case and is still useful to the investigators.
Two other defendants in the special speaker's investigation, however, go to the conviction. Campaign Advisor George Papadopoulos is scheduled to be convicted on 7 September for lying. Richard Pinedo, an online auctioneer of fake IDs, will be convicted in mid-September or later for identity fraud.
Mueller prosecutors continued to bring witnesses to justice in front of a grand jury in Washington in recent weeks, indicating that they want to bring more criminal charges.