December 5, 2018

THE TIGHTENING NOOSE:

Mueller says Michael Flynn gave 'first-hand' details of Trump transition team contacts with Russians (Dan Mangan & Kevin Breuninger, 12/04/18, CNBC.com)

Mueller in a sentencing memo said Flynn's "substantial assistance" to his probe warrants a light criminal sentence -- which could include no jail time for the retired Army lieutentant general.

That assistance, which includes 19 interviews with Mueller's team and Justice Department attorneys, related to a previsouly unknown "criminal investigation," as well as to Mueller's long-running probe of the Trump campaign's and transition team's links or coordination with the Russian government.

"The defendant provided firsthand information about the content and context of interactions between the transition team and Russian government officials," the memo says.

Posted by at December 5, 2018 12:03 AM

  

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