Judge asks whether Flynn should be penalized after prosecutors drop him as witness against ex-p

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Good luck with that conspiracy theory. Crazy Sidney and Crooked Mike are both crackpots.

And yes he's a traitor, he betrayed his country and put our national security at risk.

Trump officials were warned about Mike Flynn at least 6 separate times before removing him
The conspiracy theory here is that Flynn is conspiring with Trump for a pardon.

My theory that Flynn is aiming for vindication would allow him to return to his position should his plea deal get overturned. That could still be wrong.

Flynn was not a traitor... That link doesn't make that case.
 
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Yes, he pled guilty. The thing is, the FBI does not view that his crime ever occurred in the first place.

It is not as cut and dry as you might like.
100% bullcrap.

How did he not violate the law? Are you saying that Flynn DIDN'T lie to investigators?
 
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The Logan Act makes it a crime for a private citizen to communicate with a foreign government without proper authority in an attempt to influence the actions of the foreign government. President John Adams signed the Logan Act in 1799 in response to the actions of a state legislator (George Logan) who apparently went behind Adams' back and traveled to France to try and negotiate peace with that country during the undeclared Quasi War.


Flynn is guilty of violating the Logan Act if he (1) had communication with a foreign government; (2) with the intent to influence that foreign government, (3) while being a U.S. citizen without the authority to engage in diplomatic discussions on behalf of the United States. If Flynn violated this law, he would be guilty of a felony and face up to three years in prison.

Based on what has been publicly reported, it looks like Flynn may have violated this law. There is no question he had discussions with the Russian ambassador while he was still a private citizen without any official authority to represent the United States in diplomatic matters. The only real question is whether he intended to influence how the Russians responded to the sanctions imposed by President Obama after the election.

Did Michael Flynn break the law? (opinion) - CNN
 
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Now that Michael Flynn has reneged on his cooperation agreement, he should have the book thrown at him.
And from the Judge's prior comments about Flynn selling out his country, I think he looks forward to doing just that.
 
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100% bullcrap.

How did he not violate the law? Are you saying that Flynn DIDN'T lie to investigators?
If he didn't lie, then no crime occurred. The FBI does not view what Flynn confessed to lying about as actual lies.

If memory serves, Flynn's lie was to the effect of "you have the tapes, listen to the tapes to get your answer"
 
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Now that Michael Flynn has reneged on his cooperation agreement, he should have the book thrown at him.
And from the Judge's prior comments about Flynn selling out his country, I think he looks forward to doing just that.
Exactly, the most hostile judge around. If he is vindicated it will be as reluctantly as possible.