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Court-appointed advisor beats up “corrupt” DOJ move to drop the Flynn case

Gleeson’s Assignment is the latest in a tangled legal saga that spans nearly three years. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the weeks leading up to the election. Later, after working with special adviser Robert Mueller for nearly two years, Flynn withdrew his guilty plea, claiming …

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Efforts by Michael Flynn and the Justice Department to end his case are denied

The 8: 2 ruling gives a judge the power to question the Justice Department’s steps in the politically divisive case when Attorney General William Barr dropped charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser earlier this year, despite him twice pleaded guilty to lying under oath to the FBI. Flynn had fought against District Judge Emmet Sullivan’s decision to …

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The appeals court is likely to let the judge decide whether the charges against Michael Flynn will be dropped

Members of a federal appeals court signaled Tuesday that they are likely to have a lower court judge decide whether to dismiss criminal charges against Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn. After nearly four hours of conference call hearing, a majority of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals appeared to be deciding that the District Court judge, Emmet …

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Yates: Comey became ‘villain’ with the Flynn interview

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that when the FBI interviewed incoming national security advisor Michael Flynn in January 2017, she did so without her permission and was upset when she found out. The committee chair, Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., asked Yates about the circumstances of the interview, particularly what the FBI director …

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Jim Jordan detonates at the Big Tech hearing and drags Jamie Raskin’s wife for exposing Flynn

MEP Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, had a violent clash with his democratic counterparts at a congressional hearing with technology giants on Wednesday. Jordan has grilled Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, about Google’s alleged search engine bias against conservatives and whether Pichai could commit to not Google interfering in the upcoming election for Joe Biden. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., However, seemed …

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Trump allies want Michael Flynn to make a comeback on the campaign path

“If you’re a fan of Flynn, you’re already part of the Trumpian base, which believes the deep state is opposed to Trump and his employees,” said Republican strategist Rob Stutzman. “Including Flynn would just be another tactic that seems to focus solely on strengthening Trump’s base rather than expanding it.” A former White House official asked why Flynn wanted to …

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“Everything about it is irregular”: ex-judge tapped the review of the Flynn Trump DOJ case

However, Gleeson asked Sullivan not to initiate contempt proceedings against Flynn for seemingly contradictory statements about his actions. While there is “enough” evidence to support such a move, Gleeson recommended involving him in Flynn’s conviction for his initial admission of guilt, rather than taking new steps to reverse the turnaround. Gleeson spent much of his 82-page briefing telling the events …

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Laura Ingraham reveals how Michael Flynn “was targeted by Jim Comey’s FBI”

Laura Ingraham opened The Ingraham Angle on Wednesday, reporting that much of the coverage of the “unmasking” controversy surrounding then-national security advisor Michael Flynn had overlooked an important detail in the last days of the Obama administration. “We now know that 39 Obama supporters have submitted dozens of call unmasking requests involving Flynn,” Ingraham began. “The first was made by …

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Mark Levin Calls on Justice Department to Call New Judge for Flynn Case: “End This Travesty”

Mark Levin had some urgent advice to the Justice Department on Saturday night regarding the judge who oversees the Michael Flynn case. “Take this case away from that rogue, partisan, anti-Trump and pro-Obama judge,” Levin said during an appearance in Fox News ‘”Watters’ World.” “Take it away from him and end this travesty.” Levin even explained how the judiciary could …

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The U.S. judge puts the Justice Department’s move to put the Michael Flynn indictment on hold

Sullivan’s order came after the government took the most irregular move on Thursday to reverse its stance on maintaining Flynn’s confession of guilt. The action by Sullivan, an experienced 72-year-old lawyer with a national reputation who advocates the right of the accused to full disclosure of evidence by the government, appears to rule out immediate action against the Justice Department’s …

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