Justice Department Drops Case Against Michael Flynn

Questions arose about nature of investigation.

On Thursday, the Justice Department moved to drop its case against former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, in a stunning development that comes after internal memos were released raising serious questions about the nature of the investigation that led to the general’s late 2017 guilty plea of lying to the FBI.

The announcement came in a court filing “after a considered review of all the facts and circumstances of this case, including newly discovered and disclosed information,” as the department put it. DOJ officials said they concluded that Flynn’s interview by the FBI was “untethered to, and unjustified by, the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Mr. Flynn” and that the interview was “conducted without any legitimate investigative basis.”

Later Thursday afternoon, Flynn tweeted a video of his grandson reciting The Pledge of Allegiance, along with the message, “and JUSTICE for ALL.”

The federal judge overseeing the case, Emmet Sullivan, will have to make the final determination to dismiss the action.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For General Michael Flynn and his family.
  • For wisdom and mercy for Judge Sullivan as he reviews the new evidence in the case against Mr. Flynn.
  • That actions that have been “done in the dark” will be exposed to the “disinfecting light” of truth.

Sources: New York Times, ABC News


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