WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A United States judge on Monday flatly refused to end a bid ditch by former president Donald Trump’s National security Advisor Michael Flynn to get the criminal charges that he has called for a drop in crime, ricochet aside his claims of misconduct by prosecutors and the FBI.
PHOTO: Former National security Advisor Michael Flynn exits a car as he comes for his penalty hearing at U.S. court District in Washington, USA, Dec. 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan ordered the Flynn to appear for penalties on Jan. 28, conclucing that the retired lieutenant army had failed to demonstrate a “single” violation of the prosecution or FBI officials of withholding evidence that could excuse him.
92-The ruling page of Sullivan represented a massive blow to Flynn, who tried to will since he got guilty in 2017 to lie to the FBI about his conversations with the ambassador then Russia Sergey Kislyak. His oath of office in the agreement “belie his new declaration of Innocence”, Sullivan wrote.
“It was undisputed that Mr. Flynn not only made the false claims to the FBI agent, but he also made the same false statement for Vice-presidents (Mike pence) and senior White House officials, who, in turn, Mr. Flynn reported false to the American people on national TV,” Judge wrote.
Flynn is one of Trump’s former assistants to plead with sin or be convicted at the trial…