Flynn’s lawyers have stopped talking to Trump’s lawyers. Still talking to Mueller, though.


TweedleDee & TweedleDumb

❝ Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference.

The decision could be a sign that Flynn is moving to cooperate with Mueller’s investigation or negotiate a deal for himself. Flynn’s legal team communicated the decision this week, said a person familiar with the move…blah, blah, blah

In large criminal investigations, defense lawyers routinely share information with each other. But it can become unethical to continue such communication if one of the potential targets is looking to negotiate a deal with prosecutors…

❝ In addition to scrutinizing Flynn’s contacts with Russia during the transition and campaign, Mueller has been investigating the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general’s role in $530,000 worth of lobbying work his now-defunct firm performed for a Turkish businessman during the final months of the 2016 presidential campaign.

I guess becoming a pimp for one or another segment of the American Military-Industrial Complex like his peers wasn’t sufficiently rewarding.

4 thoughts on “Flynn’s lawyers have stopped talking to Trump’s lawyers. Still talking to Mueller, though.

  1. МГБ says:

    “Bombshell report reveals new details about Trump’s Oval Office meeting with Russians after he fired Comey” http://www.businessinsider.com/bombshell-report-trump-oval-office-meeting-russians-comey-2017-11
    See also: “Vanity Fair Exclusive: What Trump Really Told Kislyak After Comey Was Canned.
    During a May 10 meeting in the Oval Office, the president betrayed his intelligence community by leaking the content of a classified, and highly sensitive, Israeli intelligence operation to two high-ranking Russian envoys, Sergey Kislyak and Sergey Lavrov. This is what he told them—and the ramifications.” https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2017/11/trump-intel-slip

  2. Good2Go says:

    “As President Trump delivered his inaugural address on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in January, his new national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, sent a text to a former business associate telling him that a plan to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East in partnership with Russian interests was “good to go,” according to a witness who spoke with congressional investigators. Flynn had assured his former associate that U.S. sanctions against Russia would immediately be “ripped up” by the Trump administration, a move that would help facilitate the deal, the associate told the witness.” https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/flynn-told-former-business-associate-that-russia-sanctions-would-be-ripped-up-according-to-congressional-witness/2017/12/06/11069b1a-da9c-11e7-b1a8-62589434a581_story.html

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