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Flynn Lawyer Seeks ‘Exculpatory’ Data from Mifsud Phones Government ‘Recently’ Obtained

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A lawyer for Michael Flynn made a surprising request in a court filing Tuesday. Sidney Powell is asking prosecutors to provide Flynn’s legal team with data from two phones belonging to Joseph Mifsud, the mysterious Maltese professor who is linked to George Papadopoulos. Powell said that the government “recently” obtained the phones. Michael Flynn’s attorney made a surprising request in ...

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Michael Flynn Cites Adam Schiff’s ‘Ethics’ In Decision To Plead The Fifth

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will plead the fifth rather than testify before the House Intelligence Committee later this week, his lawyer told Chairman Adam Schiff Monday. Sidney Powell, Flynn’s attorney, told Schiff in a letter reported by The Washington Times that Flynn “will not appear before your committee on September 25, 2019 to be paraded, harassed or disparaged ...

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‘Screw It’: New Book Says Comey Skirted Protocol To Set Up Fateful Michael Flynn Interview

James Comey testifies before Senate Judiciary Committee 05-03-17

A book released Tuesday says that Jim Comey took advantage of the “chaos” that marked the early days of the Trump presidency to set up a White House interview with Michael Flynn. Josh Campbell, an assistant to Comey, writes that the ex-FBI chief went around normal bureau procedures to authorize the Flynn interview. “We just decided, you know, screw it,” ...

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Sidney Powell Says Rod Rosenstein Authorized Mueller To Investigate Flynn’s Son

A lawyer for Michael Flynn said Tuesday former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein authorized Special Counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Flynn’s son, Michael Flynn Jr. Sidney Powell, Flynn’s lawyer, made the revelation in an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity while discussing developments in Flynn’s case. Powell argued in federal court Tuesday that charges against the former national security adviser ...

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Michael Flynn’s Legal Team Lists 40 Documents It Says Will Vindicate Former National Security Adviser

Michael Flynn’s lawyers submitted a list of 40 government records they say will vindicate the former national security adviser. Sidney Powell, the lead attorney for Flynn, wants prosecutors to provide documents related to FBI informant Stefan Halper and the infamous Steele dossier and regarding a media leak to The Washington Post in January 2017. Powell also said Justice Department memos ...

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Flynn Lawyer Argues Case Should Be Dismissed Over ‘Egregious Government Misconduct’

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An attorney for Michael Flynn said in federal court Tuesday she may seek a dismissal of charges against the former national security adviser, citing “egregious conduct and suppression” of exculpatory information in the case. Prosecutors handling the case had a surprise of their own, telling Judge Emmet Sullivan that they are now reserving the option of recommending jail time for ...

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Schiff ‘Commands’ Michael Flynn To Appear Before House Intel Committee Sept 25

Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, demanded that Michael Flynn appear before the committee for testimony Sept. 25, after the former national security adviser failed to provide documents and said he would plead the Fifth. The committee subpoenaed Flynn on June 12 for personal and business records as part of an ongoing investigation of the Trump ...

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Prosecutors Reveal ‘Surprising Last-Minute Development’ In Case Against Michael Flynn’s Ex-Lobbying Partner |

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Federal prosecutors in Virginia said Michael Flynn is considered a co-conspirator in a case involving his former lobbying partner, who is accused of acting as a foreign agent of Turkey. The government announced the “surprising last-minute development” in court filings unsealed on Tuesday. Flynn will no longer be called to testify as a witness against his former partner, Bijan Rafiekian. ...

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Michael Flynn Hires New Counsel, Will Continue Cooperating With The Government

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn will remain in his plea agreement with the federal government and continue cooperating with prosecutors, his new counsel said Wednesday. “[T]he General is going to continue to cooperate with the government,” Sidney Powell, Flynn’s new lawyer, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. The Hill first reported Wednesday that Flynn hired Powell, a former assistant ...

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Michael Flynn Abruptly Fires His Lawyers

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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has fired his lawyers, signaling a potential change in his legal strategy as he awaits sentencing in the special counsel’s probe. Robert Kelner, a partner at Covington & Burling, said in a court filing Thursday that Flynn terminated their arrangement and has already hired new lawyers. Flynn, a retired lieutenant general, pleaded guilty on ...

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FBI Investigated Michael Flynn Over Russia Ties Earlier Than Previously Known

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed new details about the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn According to the report, the FBI investigated Flynn’s possible ties to Russia earlier than previously known Mueller was also authorized to investigate Flynn over four separate matters. The FBI was investigating Michael Flynn’s possible relationship with the Russian government much earlier than ...

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Mueller Report ‘Inconclusive’ That Trump Knew Flynn Lied About Sanctions Call

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report did not establish that President Donald Trump knew former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the transition. Flynn was dismissed from the administration and subsequently pleaded guilty for lying about the substance of his conversations with Kislyak. “Some evidence suggests that the president knew about the existence and ...

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Dershowitz: Flynn did not commit a crime by lying

Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz speaks out ahead of the sentencing of Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn. “I suspect we’re on the way to a Mueller report which will find no crimes, but will find political sins,” Dershowitz said on Fox News Monday. “Prosecutors are supposed to find only crimes.” Flynn has agreed to a guilty plea ...

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DOJ’s Sally Yates Was Upset With FBI For Interviewing Michael Flynn

Sally Yates Senate Hearing 5-08-17

Documents released by the special counsel’s office on Friday show that a top Justice Department official was upset with the FBI for interviewing Michael Flynn at the White House just days after he took office. Sally Yates “was not happy” with the bureau, according to Peter Strzok, who was one of the agents who interviewed Flynn. It is unclear why ...

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Michael Flynn Judge Seeks Review Of Key FBI Notes Before Sentencing Decision

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The judge presiding over the Michael Flynn case is ordering a review of key FBI documents before deciding on a sentence for the former national security adviser. Judge Emmet Sullivan wants to review a memo put together on Jan. 24, 2017 by former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. He also wants to look at FBI notes from that interview. Flynn’s ...

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