Plea Withdrawal

President Donald Trump’s ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn Tuesday moved to withdraw his guilty plea for lying to the FBI during the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In his motion, Flynn says the government breached the plea agreement and acted in “bad faith” and “vindictiveness.”

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Texas Terrorist Attack

The Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a case against the government brought by a security guard shot in the leg during a 2015 terrorist attack at the “First Annual Muhammed Art Exhibit and Contest” in Garland, Texas. The guard failed to prove that the actions of the FBI or its undercover agent rose to the level of “‘participating’ in an act of violence.

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Watchdog Expected to Find Russia Probe Valid

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog was to release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. it also is expected to document errors during the investigation that may animate Trump supporters.

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