Former national security adviser Michael Flynn filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday to withdraw his guilty plea of making false statements to the FBI regarding his contacts with Russia. The motion cites the government’s “bad faith, vindictiveness, and breach of the plea agreement” as reasons for withdrawing the plea and requests a delay of Flynn’s sentencing by 30 days, from Jan. 28 to Feb. 27. The motion is available here and below.
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Justice Department Recommends Up to Six Months in Prison for Michael Flynn, Reversing Prior Decision
Federal prosecutors filed a sentencing memorandum advising that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn serve up to six months in prison, within the guidelines range of zero to six months of incarceration. In their initial sentencing memorandum in December 2018, prosecutors recommended that Flynn receive a sentence at the low end of the guidelines range.
A judge in the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia overturned the conviction of Bijan Rafiekian, Michael Flynn's partner in pro-Turkey lobbying. Rafiekian had been previously convicted on "one count of conspiracy in violation of 18 U.S.C.
In a joint status report, both prosecutors and Michael Flynn's defense team agree that Flynn has completed his cooperation with the government, both with the special counsel's office and in the Bijan Rafiekian case in the Eastern District of Virginia. While the government argues that Flynn's case is ready for sentencing, however, Flynn's lawyers takes the position that more time is needed. The document is available here and below.
The inspector general of the United States Department of Justice says that a witness to gross misconduct by the president of the United States has a duty to keep his mouth shut.
Neither Michael Flynn nor Special Counsel Robert Mueller can be happy with the judge’s performance at yesterday’s sentencing hearing—and the public shouldn’t be either.
At the request of Judge Emmet Sullivan, the Special Counsel's Office has filed a redacted version of the report—known as an FD-302 or simply 302—produced by FBI agents following their January 2017 interview of then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. The document is available here and below.
A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia has indicted Bijan Rafiekian and Kamil Ekim Alptekin, both associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, for efforts to secure the extradition of cleric Fethullah Gulen from the United States to Turkey. The document is available here and below.
The special counsel's office has filed a reply to Michael Flynn's sentencing memo. The document is available here and below.
Michael Flynn has filed his sentencing memo in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The memo is available here and below. The special counsel's sentencing memo is available here.