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Michael Flynn Case Continues As Appeals Court Sets Hearing On Whether To Dismiss Charges

The federal appeals court in Washington, D.C. agreed Thursday to rehear arguments to drop the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The decision nullifies a ruling that a three-judge panel on the appeals court handed down last month. The judges voted 2-1 on June 24 to order U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan to comply with the Justice ...

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The Evidence is Mounting that Obama Set Up Flynn

While discussing the calls made between incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, then President Obama ordered FBI Director James Comey to “make sure you look into things and have the right people on it.” This is according to the recently released handwritten notes of FBI agent Peter Strzok. Strzok’s note refers to either a January ...

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Appeals Court Orders Judge To Dismiss Michael Flynn Case

A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered a federal judge to dismiss charges against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The three-judge panel voted 2-1 against U.S. District Court Judge Emmet J. Sullivan, who sought to force the Justice Department to defend its decision to drop its case against Flynn. The Justice Department filed a motion on May 7 seeking ...

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Citing Recent DOJ Decision, Former Flynn Associates Seek Reprieve In Turkish Lobbying Case

Two former associates of Michael Flynn’s indicted on charges of illegal foreign lobbying are seeking reprieve in their cases, citing the Justice Department’s recent move to toss out charges against Flynn. Bijan Rafiekian, a former executive at Flynn Intel Group, sent a letter to U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen asking the Justice Department to drop an appeal in his case.  Rafiekian ...

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Intelligence Chief Sends Flynn Phone Call Transcripts To Congress

John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, provided Congress on Friday with declassified transcripts of phone calls in late 2016 between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak, he said Friday. Flynn’s phone calls with Kislyak touched off a series of events that eventually led to the retired general pleading guilty in the special counsel’s ...

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‘Those Are Coming’: Grenell Says He Is Working To Declassify More Flynn Documents

Richard Grenell, the acting director of national intelligence, said Friday he is working on declassifying transcripts of phone calls between former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Grenell revealed his plans in an exchange on Twitter with Rep. Eric Swalwell regarding a request Friday from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff for transcripts of the ...

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FBI Wiretapped The Phone Calls At Center Of Michael Flynn Leak

The identity of Michael Flynn was never ‘masked’ in an intelligence report that was later leaked to the media about the retired general’s phone calls with a Russian diplomat. The FBI wiretapped the phone call in question, The Washington Post confirmed in a report on Wednesday.  The report puts the FBI in a more pivotal role in handling the intelligence ...

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Jeff Sessions: Leak Of Michael Flynn Phone Call Was An ‘Absolute Crime’

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that the leak of Michael Flynn’s identity to the media in 2017 was “an absolute crime” that should be “prosecuted vigorously.” In an interview on Fox Business, Sessions, who is running for a Senate seat in Alabama, discussed revelations about Obama administration officials unmasking Flynn’s identity in foreign intelligence reports during the presidential ...

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For the Sake of Justice, Should Flynn’s Team Seek a Writ of Mandamus?

After the Department of Justice decided to drop the case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn, it seemed like the presiding judge’s signature was a mere formality. Unfortunately, however, federal district judge Emmet Sullivan issued an order inviting third party groups with no interest in the case to file amicus briefs regarding the Department’s decision to drop the case. ...

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Here Is What You Should Know About ‘Unmasking’ And Michael Flynn

Two GOP senators released a list of Obama administration officials who submitted requests that ‘unmasked’ the identity of Gen. Michael Flynn in intelligence reports.  The disclosure of the list has touched off an intense partisan debate about unmasking, a common practice used by U.S. government officials.  Republicans have accused members of the Obama administration of abusing the unmasking process and ...

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Senate Judiciary To Begin Hearings On Flynn Unmasking, Russia Probe

The Senate Judiciary Committee will begin holding hearings in early June to review the FBI’s Crossfire Hurricane investigation and issues related to Michael Flynn, Sen. Lindsey Graham announced Thursday. “The Judiciary Committee will begin holding multiple, in-depth congressional hearings regarding all things related to Crossfire Hurricane starting in early June,” Graham, the chairman of the Judiciary panel, said in a ...

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Judge In Michael Flynn Case Isn’t Tossing Charges Just Yet

The federal judge handling the case against Michael Flynn signaled Tuesday he is not yet ready to grant the Justice Department’s request to throw out charges against the former national security adviser. Emmet G. Sullivan, a district judge in Washington, D.C., said that he will allow for the submission of amicus curiae briefs, in which individuals and organizations who did ...

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