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Michael Flynn

  1. clemency
    Trump Pardons Michael Flynn in End-of-Term Attack on Russia InvestigationA little dose of payback from the departing president.
  2. the national interest
    Michael Flynn Writes Op-ed Confirming He’s Definitely InsaneIt’s a really bad column, unless he’s trying to plant an insanity defense, in which case it’s a very smart one.
  3. the national interest
    New Transcript Shows Trump Adviser Michael Flynn Colluding With Russia in 2016Michael Flynn had good reason to lie to the FBI about his conversation with Russia’s ambassador.
  4. politics
    Trump Campaign Crooks: Where Are They Now?Checking in with Michael Cohen, Rick Gates, Michael Flynn, and Roger Stone on the day of Michael Cohen’s release to home confinement.
  5. politics
    Trump Uncovers ‘Biggest Political Scandal in U.S. History,’ Yet AgainObamagate is at least the third “scandal” to take the title — and somehow Trump is always the victim.
  6. the national interest
    Barr’s Scheme to Exonerate Trump Crony Michael Flynn Just Hit a Brick WallFederal judge Emmet Sullivan has stood up to an extraordinary Justice Department plot to let confessed liar Michael Flynn go free.
  7. the national interest
    ‘Obamagate’ Is Trump’s Name for the Crimes He’s Trying to Commit HimselfObama was very hesitant to weaponize law enforcement and intelligence. Trump, uh, isn’t.
  8. vision 2020
    Why Trump’s Obamagate Ploy Is Doomed to FailTrump’s base is already energized. So why is he focused on outlandish Obama conspiracy theories that probably mystify swing voters?
  9. department of justice
    Michael Flynn May Not Be Out of Legal Jeopardy Just YetThe judge presiding over Flynn’s case delayed the dismissal of charges and opened an opportunity for outside commenters to accuse the DOJ of cronyism.
  10. corruption
    Trump’s DOJ Says It Can’t Prove Michael Flynn Did the Crime He Confessed ToThe Justice Department dropped its case against the former Trump adviser Thursday, citing reasons.
  11. department of justice
    William Barr Intervened to Ease Sentencing Rec for Convicted Trump Ally: ReportAttorney General Barr reportedly involved himself with Roger Stone’s case to lessen his sentencing recommendation.
  12. michael flynn
    DOJ Suggests Michael Flynn Spend Up to 6 Months in Prison for Lying to FBIFlynn, famous for chanting “lock her up” at the 2016 RNC, could be facing jail time for his “apparent failure to accept responsibility.”
  13. russia investigation
    FBI Notes State Russians Tried to Plan Trump-Putin Call Day After InaugurationAccording to FBI agent Peter Strzok, Michael Flynn told him that the Russian ambassador said Putin wanted to call Trump right after the inauguration.
  14. russia investigation
    Flynn Told Special Counsel That Trump Team Tried to Interfere in Russia ProbeNew documents show that people connected to Trump and Congress contacted Flynn to try and stymie the Mueller investigation. There’s even a voicemail.
  15. mueller time
    11 Areas of Obstruction of Justice Mueller InvestigatedMueller’s findings of fact about Trump’s behavior hardly seem “exonerating” at all.
  16. russia investigation
    Trump Won’t Rule Out Pardons Despite Advice From Wary Advisers“I don’t want to talk about pardons now, but I can say it’s so sad on so many levels,” Trump told Hannity Wednesday.
  17. mueller time
    Report: Michael Flynn Owes Around $5 Million in Legal FeesFlynn, who plead guilty to lying to the FBI, already put his Virginia townhouse on the market for $895,000, almost a fifth of his reported legal fees.
  18. authoritarianism
    Turkey Reportedly Seeks Arrest Warrant for Knicks Center Enes KanterKanter says he fears he’ll be extradited or even killed for criticizing Erdogan and backing Fethullah Gulen, an exiled cleric living in Pennsylvania.
  19. islamophobia
    Texas GOP Activists Fight to Purge Local Official Because He’s – Gasp – MuslimIf you feed people hate long enough, they can soon become hateful.
  20. the national interest
    Michael Flynn’s Judge Destroys Trump’s Conspiracy TheoryLock him up.
  21. russia investigation
    Michael Flynn to Judge: Don’t Lock Me UpFlynn’s lawyers say he deserves leniency, in part because he wasn’t warned that lying to the FBI is a crime.
  22. the national interest
    Mueller Reports Michael Flynn Is Singing Like a CanaryThe special counsel reports that Michael Flynn has given up a lot of useful information on his former Trump colleagues.
  23. Beautiful: This Former Criminal Just Got the Second Chance Of a LifetimeMichael Flynn is back in the lobbying business.
  24. Why Trump Isn’t Pardoning Allies Caught in the Mueller Probe — YetHis recent pardons may be a signal to figures like Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort, but don’t expect him to try the risky maneuver anytime soon.
  25. Photos: Remembering Trump’s Russia Probe MartyrsA fresh look at the over-idealistic Trump staffers whose “young and beautiful lives” have been shattered by that brute, Robert Mueller.
  26. Michael Flynn’s Comeback Is OnTrump’s disgraced former national security adviser has emerged on the conservative speaking circuit.
  27. Trump Lawyer Held Out Prospect of Pardons to Flynn and Manafort: ReportAs the special counsel sought their cooperation, John Dowd (reportedly) suggested that Trump would have their backs if they got convicted.
  28. the national interest
    Devin Nunes’s Russia Investigation Had No SuspectsAmerica’s least curious investigator believes nobody could have colluded with Russia.
  29. russia probe
    If Flynn Is Just a Liar, Why Did Trump Keep Defending Him?There’s a flaw in Team Trump’s reported plan to attack Flynn’s credibility: basically everything the president has said about his former adviser.
  30. select all
    ‘The Russia Story,’ as It Happened on Social MediaHow the year’s biggest story was encountered in 2017 by rabid Democrats, recalcitrant Republicans, and everyone else on the internet
  31. the national interest
    Report Suggests President Trump Told Michael Flynn to Lie to the FBIIf Trump authorized lying to the FBI, Robert Mueller can nail him good.
  32. russia probe
    Every Shady, Possibly Illegal Thing Michael Flynn Has Been Accused OfFrom plotting to kidnap a Turkish cleric to talk of “ripping up” Russian sanctions, the allegations go far beyond misleading the FBI.
  33. Michael Flynn Promised Ex-Partner That Russia Sanctions Would Be ‘Ripped Up’The former national security adviser was working behind the scenes to make sure his friends got rich.
  34. russia investigation
    Flynn Will Roll Over on Kushner, Pence, and Trump Himself If He Has ToFlynn has signaled that he won’t take a bullet for those who haven’t done a thing for him or the country.
  35. russia investigation
    Did Trump Just Incriminate Himself by Saying He Knew Flynn Lied to the FBI?Maybe.
  36. russia investigation
    Trump Claims He Isn’t Worried About Flynn Guilty PleaThe president repeated “no collusion” three times when speaking with reporters on Saturday.
  37. Report: Kushner Told Flynn to Sabotage U.S. Policy With Russia’s HelpFor Israel’s sake.
  38. reactions
    Joy Behar Does Her First Name Justice Reading Mike Flynn Guilty Plea on The View“He goes to jail! And he goes to jail! And he goes to jail!”
  39. the law
    Charging Flynn With Lying Shows That Mueller Is Still Only Getting StartedThe best — well, worst — is yet to come for the Trump administration.
  40. the national interest
    It’s Been a Banner Day for Donald TrumpA brief summary of a day of dysfunctional government.
  41. Michael Flynn to Plead Guilty to Making False Statements to the FBIHe admitted that Trump administration officials directed his contact with Russians.
  42. russia probe
    Could the Curious Case of Reza Zarrab Lead to the Downfall of Michael Flynn?Federal prosecutors have flipped the Turkish businessman accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions. What might he know about Flynn?
  43. Mueller May Have Flipped Michael FlynnFlynn’s lawyers just told Trump’s legal team that they can no longer discuss the Russia investigation.
  44. Flynn Kidnapping Plot Is Like Teapot Dome With a Dash of TreasonThat a presidential national security adviser might have sold his influence to a foreign government so quickly and cheaply is a very big deal.
  45. the national interest
    Cambridge Analytica Denies Working With Russia, UnconvincinglyThe most overlooked channel of Trump-Russia cooperation comes into clearer focus with new reporting.
  46. the law
    Mueller Seems to Be Closing in on Flynn — and the Indictments Could Be ExplosiveReports of a $15 million kidnapping plot have only raised the stakes of the investigation for the Trump White House.
  47. russia investigation
    Report: Mueller Has Enough Evidence to File Charges Against FlynnBut it’s not yet clear when, or if, the indictments will come.
  48. russia investigation
    What We Do and Don’t Know About Mueller’s Impending IndictmentThe Russia investigation is poised to enter a whole new phase.
  49. Like Father, Like Son: Michael Flynn Jr. Reportedly a Subject in Russia ProbeThe amateur Pizzagate investigator has drawn the interest of professional investigator Robert Mueller.
  50. White House Aides: A Cabal of Islamists, Marxists, and Bankers Is After TrumpThe deep state, GOP, and media are in on the conspiracy, according to an NSC memo — which multiple White House officials have defended as correct.
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