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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Showdown Over Special Counsel Records Hits DC Circuit

A lawyer for the House of Representatives told a D.C. Circuit panel Friday the gravity of a Senate trial to determine whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office more than supports granting access to grand jury materials from the special counsel’s probe.

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Feds Seek Light Sentence for Mueller Witness Rick Gates

The Justice Department is asking for a lenient sentence for Rick Gates, ahead of the star witness from the Mueller investigation appearing in federal court next week to find out how his guilty plea and testimony in three criminal trials will impact his punishment.  

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Bruised by Witness, House GOP Floats Line: Ukrainians, Not Ukraine, Meddled

Now that a former top National Security Council official made abundantly clear that the theory that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 presidential elections is a false narrative from the Kremlin, House Republicans are on the defensive. Two prominent members emphasized in interviews that they were not talking about the Ukrainian government – but citizens of that former Soviet nation.

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