Barr Taps Outside Prosecutor to Review Ex-NSA Adviser Flynn’s Case

Amid widespread concern about political influence creeping into the Justice Department’s most high-profile cases, Attorney General William Barr has appointed a prosecutor to look into former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s case, the New York Times reported Friday.

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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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Ahead of Flynn Sentencing, Prosecutors Tout His Contributions to Russia Probe

Michael Flynn met 19 times with federal investigators, submitting to nearly a hundred hours of interviews, in the two years since the former national-security adviser pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, the Special Counsel’s Office told a federal judge Thursday.

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Judge Delays Flynn Sentencing Until Release of DOJ Report

A federal judge has agreed to postpone Michael Flynn’s sentencing originally slated for Dec. 18 after both sides requested a delay until the release of a Justice Department internal report on the investigation into Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign.

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Former Flynn Partner On Trial for Illegal Lobbying Charges

Though special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into foreign influence in the 2016 election has officially wrapped up, trial began Monday for a former business partner of convicted ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn accused of acting as an illegal agent of the Turkish government.

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Trump Lawyer Asked Flynn for ‘Heads Up’ on Mueller Probe, Voicemail Reveals

Federal prosecutors released the full transcript Friday of a voicemail from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney which former national security adviser Michael Flynn said was meant to keep him from cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.

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US: Flynn Described Efforts to Interfere With Cooperation

Memos by Special Counsel Robert Mueller unsealed Thursday revealed disgraced former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was contacted by people in the Trump administration and Congress before and after he pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI which would have “affected his willingness to cooperate.”

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