The Mike Flynn sentencing memo reveals that Flynn didn’t just cooperate. He met with Mueller and the DOJ 19 times and cooperated on multiple investigations.
Here’s the bad news for Trump:
Flynn did 19 interviews with Mueller and DOJ pic.twitter.com/jWG3EGGPmu
— Andrew Prokop (@awprokop) December 5, 2018
Flynn cooperated on the Trump/Russia conspiracy investigation:
NEW: Mueller's office says former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn "has assisted with several ongoing investigations, including its probe of coordination between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. pic.twitter.com/n0L55CblrX
— Brad Heath (@bradheath) December 5, 2018
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) December 5, 2018
Trump can’t buy Flynn off with a pardon, because Mueller is asking that Flynn gets no jail time:
Mueller on Flynn: "Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set
forth below, a sentence at the low end of the guideline range—including a sentence that does not impose a term of incarceration—is appropriate and warranted."
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) December 5, 2018
Michael Flynn didn’t just talk to Mueller. He was a songbird who sang loud and detailed every note for Robert Mueller. Trump’s worst nightmare involves Mike Flynn, Michael Cohen, and Roger Stone telling the special counsel all that they know. The odds are that Michael Flynn buried Donald Trump.
Trump obstructed justice when he asked James Comey to let Mike Flynn off of the hook. When Comey failed to oblige and play ball on the Russia scandal, Trump fired him. Part of the reason that Donald Trump is in the trouble that he is in today is due to his fear of what Flynn might say.
He was right to be scared because Michael Flynn has brought Trump worst nightmares to life.
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Mr. Easley is the founder/managing editor and Senior White House and Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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