Particular counsel Robert Mueller is prepared for a choose to condemn former Nationwide Safety Adviser Michael Flynn, prosecutors stated in a courtroom submitting Monday.
The transfer would deliver Flynn’s involvement within the Russia investigation to an in depth almost a yr after he pleaded responsible and agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s staff. Prosecutors had repeatedly delayed Flynn’s sentencing because the investigation continued. However within the newest submitting, they are saying they now not want extra time, suggesting that U.S. District Choose Emmet Sullivan set a date in late November.
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Flynn, a retired U.S. Military lieutenant normal and a senior Trump surrogate throughout the presidential marketing campaign, has been seen as a key cooperator in Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference within the 2016 election and potential involvement with Donald Trump’s marketing campaign.
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As a part of the investigation, he admitted to mendacity to the FBI about his contacts with Russian officers throughout the presidential transition and about his Turkish lobbying work.
He was fired from his nationwide safety publish in February 2017.