Connect with us

Politics

Cavalry Called in for General Flynn as DOJ Set to Examine Case

Could justice finally come calling for Michael Flynn?

General Michael Flynn may very well be getting a second chance here in 2020, as his wild and tumultuous case is set to be blown wide open.

Flynn originally plead guilty to charges of lying to the FBI, but only in pursuit of a plea deal.  The highly decorated military member has consistently insisted that he’s innocent, and that he is the victim of crooked cops not following the proper protocol while speaking to him.

Now, as Flynn prepares to withdraw that guilty plea, prosecutors seem hellbent on squashing any continuance of the case.

Trending: AOC Complains About Not Getting Enough ‘Relief’…While Making Margaritas

This is where the DOJ is looking to step in.

take our poll - story continues below

Trump or Biden, who will win?

  • Why wait until November 3? Show all of America who you're voting for in 2020  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

The Department of Justice recently opened an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the FBI’s interview of Michael Flynn while he was serving as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, according to two people familiar with the inquiry.

Flynn pleaded guilty to giving false statements to the FBI during that interview, but recently asked to withdraw that plea, further delaying his sentencing.

Attorney General William Barr asked the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Jeffrey Jensen, to look into Flynn’s FBI interview, the people familiar with the inquiry said. The inquiry began within the past month, they said.

Around that same time, federal prosecutors on the Flynn case came under pressure from senior Justice Department officials to recommend a lighter sentence for him than they had proposed, according to people familiar with the matter.

The move comes just as another Trump ally, Roger Stone, has been the recipient of some good fortune at the hands of the Department of Justice.  The agency stepped in to reduce the sentencing suggestions that Stone was facing after being convicted of lying to Congress.

Save conservative media!

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

AOC Complains About Not Getting Enough ‘Relief’…While Making Margaritas

News

MLB Hints at Possible Solution to Get Season Started Sans Fans

Sports

Travel Agents Accused of Encouraging Spring Breakers by Downplaying Virus

News

Former US Ambassador Says China’s Virus ‘Coverup’ is ‘Crime of The Century’

News