House Intelligence Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn and Rick Gates

Politics 06/13/19, 09:34

The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Thursday, June 13, subpoenaed President Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump Deputy Campaign Manager Rick Gates for documents and testimony. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the chairman of the panel, claims that the pair was uncooperative in Congress's "oversight" investigation into ...

Judge now says US doesn’t have to file Flynn call transcript

Politics 06/04/19, 17:55

A federal judge said Tuesday that prosecutors no longer have to publicly file a transcript of the call between former adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the United States, reversing course from an order last month. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan had earlier directed prosecutors to make public details ...

Adviser and allies warning Trump against issuing pardons

Politics 03/28/19, 03:51

The end of the special counsel's investigation sparked fresh speculation that President Donald Trump might pardon some of those charged in the probe. It's also spawned a don't-go-there chorus from some of Trump's closest advisers and GOP allies. They're warning that pardons could ignite a political firestorm that overshadows what Trump ...

Judge’s rebuke of Flynn upends sentencing, prolongs case

Politics 12/19/18, 06:41

A federal judge who described himself as disgusted by Michael Flynn's behavior upended a straightforward sentencing hearing, postponing punishment for President Donald Trump's first national security adviser and telling him in a stinging rebuke, "Arguably you sold your country out." Lawyers for Flynn requested the delay Tuesday after a tongue-lashing from ...

Flynn’s sentencing postponed: 4 takeaways

Politics 12/19/18, 00:09

The unexpected delay in Michael Flynn's sentencing raised a new wrinkle in the Russia probe. The former national security adviser, who pleaded guilty to lying the FBI about his contacts with Russia's ambassador, had expected to face no jail time after prosecutors vouched for him, saying he had provided substantial assistance ...

Seemingly close to redemption, Flynn has to wait some more

Politics 12/18/18, 19:25

Michael Flynn's wait was almost over.The former national security adviser, about to be sentenced for lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russians, appeared confident that he was about to walk out of court a free man Tuesday morning. He had, after all, spent the past year cooperating with ...

Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed to allow for cooperation

Politics 12/18/18, 13:21

A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing hearing Tuesday for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, after a stunning hearing in which the judge accused Flynn of selling out his country. The delay allows Flynn to continue cooperating with the special counsel's Russia probe and get credit for ...

Update: Flynn arrives at courthouse for sentencing

Politics 12/18/18, 10:34

The Latest on former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has arrived at the federal courthouse in Washington ahead of his sentencing hearing. Flynn is to be sentenced at 11 a.m. on Tuesday for lying to the FBI ...

10 Things to Know for Today

World 12/18/18, 06:01

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO IS HEADED FOR SENTENCING Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser, will probably walk out of a courtroom a free man due to his extensive cooperation with federal prosecutors. 2. HOW THE BORDER WALL ...

Run-up to Flynn sentencing tinged with unexpected drama

Politics 12/17/18, 16:53

Michael Flynn may have given extraordinary cooperation to prosecutors, but the run-up to his sentencing hearing has exposed tensions over an FBI interview in which the former national security adviser lied about his Russian contacts. Flynn's lawyers have suggested investigators discouraged him from having an attorney present during the January 2017 ...

Prosecutors recommend no jail time for cooperative Flynn

Politics 12/05/18, 00:24

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial."The filing by special counsel Robert Mueller provides the first details of Flynn's ...

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