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Judge puts off approving US request to dismiss Flynn case

 

Last updated 5/14/2020 at 10:58am

Michael Flynn

ERIC TUCKER

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge made clear Tuesday that he would not immediately rule on the Justice Department's decision to dismiss its criminal case against former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he would instead let outside individuals and groups weigh in with their opinions.

The move suggests U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan is not inclined to automatically rubber-stamp the department's plan to dismiss the Flynn prosecution.

Flynn pleaded guilty, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, to ly...



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