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Politics Judge delays former Trump aide Michael Flynn's sentencing — yet again

23:20  10 february  2020
23:20  10 february  2020 Source:   cnbc.com

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  • A federal judge delayed — once again — the sentencing of President Donald Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn.
  • Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about his contacts with former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the weeks between the 2016 presidential election and Trump's inauguration.
  • He is now trying to retract his guilty plea.
Michael T. Flynn wearing a suit and tie: Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court December 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.© Provided by CNBC Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn leaves the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court December 18, 2018 in Washington, DC.

A federal judge on Monday delayed — once again — the sentencing of President Donald Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn.

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A hearing to sentence former national security adviser Michael Flynn on charges of lying to the FBI has been delayed yet again – a sign that Flynn could still be cooperating in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’ s Russia probe. “Due to the status of its investigation, the Special Counsel’ s Office does not

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Flynn had been scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 27 for lying to FBI agents about his contacts with former Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the weeks between the 2016 presidential election and Trump's inauguration.

Prosecutors on Sunday filed a request in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., asking Judge Emmet Sullivan for more time in response to Flynn's efforts to withdraw his guilty plea.

Also Sunday, prosecutors asked Sullivan to confirm that Flynn's claim — that his prior defense team gave him "ineffective" representation — meant that he has waived his right to attorney-client privilege with those lawyers.

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Michael Flynn admitted to lying to the FBI about the nature of his discussions with Russia's ambassador to the United States on the heels of Trump 's election. 28 for lying to the FBI. A judge rejected Flynn ' s requests to compel prosecutors to turn over additional evidence in his criminal case.

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That request, if approved, could open the door for prosecutors to ask Flynn's former attorneys for testimony about their work for him.

"The Court hereby SUSPENDS the current briefing schedule concerning Mr. Flynn's Supplemental Motion to Withdraw his Plea of Guilty," Sullivan wrote in his order Monday afternoon. "The Court hereby CANCELS the sentencing hearing currently scheduled for February 27, 2020 until further Order of the Court."

Flynn was originally set to be sentenced in December 2018, a year after he pleaded guilty as part of then-special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Since then, Flynn has attempted to retract his guilty plea.

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