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Justice at Last for Michael Flynn

When the U.S. Department of Justice—at the direction of Attorney General Bill Barr—announced on May 7 that it was dropping all charges against Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the former National Security Advisor’s years-long legal nightmare finally ended. The nightmare began on January 24, 2017, when hyper-partisan FBI agent Peter Strzok (subsequently fired), acting on the instructions of FBI Director James Comey (subsequently fired), improperly met with the newly-appointed National Security Advisor at the White House—without counsel and on a pretense—to conduct an “ambush” interview lacking any legitimate investigatory predicate. Comey later acknowledged that the FBI took advantage of “chaos” in the early days of the Trump administration by deciding not to coordinate with the White House Counsel or the DOJ before conducting Flynn’s interview.

Citing inconsistencies between Flynn’s interview responses and clandestine transcripts of telephone conversations that the FBI had wiretapped, federal prosecutors led by special counsel Robert Mueller later charged Flynn with lying to federal investigators. Legal expenses to defend himself exhausted Flynn’s life savings and forced him to sell his house. His attorneys at the toney D.C. firm of Covington & Burling, some of whom billed at $1,000/hour, charged Flynn almost $5 million. C&B is home to Eric Holder, who served in the DOJ under Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, and was the latter’s first AG. Unfortunately, the best result his high-priced lawyers at C&B could muster was a plea deal on a single count, to which Flynn acceded in December 2017 only because, he later alleged, the federal prosecutors threatened to file charges against his son.

Flynn’s situation was dire. The only question was how long of a prison sentence (if any) Flynn would draw from U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan. (Mueller’s team initially recommended that Flynn receive no prison time due to his “substantial assistance” in the special counsel investigation.) Then, in 2019 Flynn changed lawyers, from swamp darling C&B to high-profile appellate expert Sidney Powell, and sought to withdraw his guilty plea on the grounds that it was coerced. Next, Powell moved to have the case against Flynn dismissed on the grounds of egregious government misconduct. Flynn was framed, Powell charged, and sought production of exculpatory documents in the possession of the FBI. These aggressive tactics did not yield any immediate results, but they bought Flynn valuable time.

When federal prosecutors retaliated against Flynn by reversing their sentencing recommendation to seek a six-month prison sentence in the case, some observers criticized Powell’s tactics, contending that they had backfired. Behind the scenes, however, another drama was playing out. Earlier this year, Barr assigned Jeffrey B. Jensen, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri (and a former FBI agent himself), the task of reviewing Flynn’s case and in particular how Flynn’s FBI interview was handled. Jensen concluded, based on his review, that the case against Flynn was fatally flawed. Jensen found that there was no valid reason for the FBI to interview Flynn in January 2017 after the FBI found no illegal activity in the course of their initial investigation. In other words, Flynn was set up.

Contemporaneous FBI notes, uncovered by Jensen and publicly released prior to the DOJ’s May 7 court filing, included passages by the head of the FBI’s counterintelligence division asking about the purpose of the January 24, 2017 interview of Flynn led by the partisan zealot Strzok: “What’s our goal? Truth/admission or to get him to lie, so we can prosecute him or get him fired?” That bombshell was, to mix a metaphor, just the tip of the iceberg. There was much more. Comey’s FBI, it turns out, was not the sterling law enforcement agency portrayed in the popular TV series starring Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. The FBI’s leadership was highly politicized—and ruthlessly partisan.

Jensen’s findings, which were accepted by Barr, are summarized in the DOJ’s court filing seeking dismissal of the charges against Flynn. The filing deserves the attention of all concerned citizens. The DOJ’s motion to dismiss argues that “continued prosecution of this case would not serve the interests of justice” because an essential element of the crime—materiality—could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. The motion states:

After a considered review of all the facts and circumstances of this case, including newly discovered and disclosed information appended to the defendant’s supplemental pleadings, the Government has concluded that the interview of Mr. Flynn was untethered to, and unjustified by, the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Mr. Flynn—a no longer justifiably predicated investigation that the FBI had, in the Bureau’s own words, prepared to close because it had yielded an “absence of any derogatory information.” The Government is not persuaded that the January 24, 2017 interview was conducted with a legitimate investigative basis and therefore does not believe Mr. Flynn’s statements were material even if untrue. Moreover, we do not believe that the Government can prove either the relevant false statements or their materiality beyond a reasonable doubt. (Citations omitted.)

Translation: At the time of the Strzok interview, the FBI had already exonerated Flynn in the Russian collusion investigation dubbed “Crossfire Hurricane.” No “derogatory information” regarding Flynn had been discovered. After President-Elect Donald Trump named Flynn his incoming National Security Advisor, according to the motion, “FBI leadership (‘the 7th Floor’) determined to continue its investigation of Mr. Flynn on the basis of [December 2016 telephone calls between Flynn and Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak], and considered opening a new criminal investigation based solely on a potential violation of the Logan Act. Yet discussions with the Department of Justice resulted in the general view that the Logan Act would be difficult to prosecute. The FBI never opened an independent FBI criminal investigation.” (Emphasis added; citations omitted.)

No one has ever been convicted of violating the 1799 Logan Act. Only two people have ever been indicted on Logan Act charges. The notion that the incoming National Security Advisor could be accused of “unauthorized negotiations” with a hostile foreign power based on a post-election conversation with the Russian ambassador is ludicrous beyond belief—a transparently pretextual rationale for an ambush interview. The DOJ filing depicts a deeply-troubling scenario: Deep State operatives in the nation’s most powerful law enforcement agency set a trap for Flynn, a retired three-star Army general with 33 years of military service, and nearly succeeded. Even if the independent-minded Judge Sullivan grants the DOJ’s motion and dismisses the charges against Flynn, he is ruined: broke, his reputation sullied, scarred by the ordeal.

The DOJ motion to dismiss makes a compelling case that Flynn was set up. Are his enemies chastened by the truth? Sadly, no. In this polarized age, there is no vindication, or absolution, only contested reprieves. Democratic elected officials and their allies in the media fulminate angrily about the dismissal of charges against Flynn, even as Barr’s decision is praised by many conservatives and supporters of President Trump. Flynn, who was facing prison time, is understandably elated. The full story remains to be told. Why was Flynn targeted? Who ordered it? Was President Obama involved? What did Vice President Biden know? Were the nation’s intelligence agencies colluding with the FBI? Will the malefactors within the FBI be held accountable? As the Wall Street Journal noted, “There is still much we don’t know, and many Russia-related documents we still do not have, and we hope Mr. Barr will continue to make them public as he cleans up after one of the most shameful episodes in FBI and Justice Department history.” If this terrible saga yields any benefit, it will be to serve as a cautionary tale. Prosecutorial and law enforcement abuses are a grave threat to liberty. Overzealous government officials acting in bad faith can inflict great harm. Weaponizing the legal system to punish (or kneecap) political opponents always leads to injustice.

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on May 12, 2020 at 10:41:15 am

Martha Stewart could go back to work when the Justice System deigned to let her go. Will anyone welcome Flynn to their workplace?

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IronSig
on May 12, 2020 at 10:57:34 am

The Flynn case is not the only example of Department of Justice (the title it has become clear is a bad joke) that has had long term bad political consequences. People have forgotten that Obama care passed the Senate only because of the defeat of the Republican Senator from Alaska because of misbehavior by DOJ prosecutors (incidentally before the judge in Flynn's case, which I suspect was the experience that led him to urge Flynn to withdraw his guilty plea. So far as I have been able to find nothing happened to the DOJ prosecutors--if I recall correctly Judge Sullivan when the misbehavior had been exposed lamented that there had been no technical violation of any law. Perhaps no criminal action can take against Comey Stryzok and crew, but at a minimum they should be disbarred as lawyers. The author asks how far Obama was involved. Given that he is total slime the presumption is up to his ears

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John Braeman
on May 12, 2020 at 11:43:17 am

Yep!
Interesting isn't it that there remains within many a reluctance to allude to the "Deep State" for fear of being libeled as a conspiracy theorist.
Comes news today that TWO THOUSAND former DOJ officials (presumably this would include clerks, janitors, etc) are demanding the resignation of AG Barr.
Well, it may or may not be a Deep State but it is most certainly a BROAD State.

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gabe
on May 12, 2020 at 14:32:38 pm

Gabe, the list of the names of the 2,000+ former DOJ workers may be found at
https://medium.com/@dojalumni/doj-alumni-statement-on-flynn-case-7c38a9a945b9.
Not one seems to be a clerk or janitor. They all seem to be attorneys or others with legal knowledge. Shouldn't you reexamine the beliefs that led you to think that "clerks, janitors, etc." were among the signers?

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Al
on May 12, 2020 at 15:11:14 pm

Apparently, a sense of humor is also likely to succumb to the ChiComm Flu.
Are you kidding me? You honestly believed that was serious?

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gabe
on May 12, 2020 at 16:56:10 pm

I like clerks and janitors better than lawyers, and I only like a few lawyers, including my children and myself.

Any lawyer who signed the Barr letter does not know squat about AG Barr and criminal law or is blinded by his ideology and his hatred of Trump.

Such people do not make for good janitors, clerks or lawyers. But they do make for good Democrats.

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Paladin
on May 12, 2020 at 20:19:06 pm

You missed my point. You do not think that the legal opinion of more than 2,000 former prosecutors and other professionals at the Department of Justice is significant. Your attempt at humor is the symptom of what I think is your poor judgment about law and justice. If you are the victim of a federal crime, would you want the Department of Justice to prosecute the criminal? Do you think that in almost every case those prosecutors would do a good job? Reexamine your beliefs.

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Al
on May 13, 2020 at 10:10:05 am

Al, I don't "miss" your point. Rather you miss my point. I was not making an "attempt at humor" as you incorrectly state. My comment was serious, not humorous or even ironic.

I am sure you are a good man. That you lack a capacity for humor and possess no insight into matters of law should not be considered character deficiencies. And I hope that you do not consider them as such.

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Paladin
on May 12, 2020 at 14:40:50 pm

I completely agree with the decision to drop the case against Mr. Flynn, but, as I see it, the FBI treated him like so many black men throughout history. And Mr. Braeman continues to be blinded by white privilege, allowing that miscarriages of justice are only miscarriages when perpetrated against a white person. Perhaps he's not old enough to remember how the Black Panthers were vilified, persecuted, and murdered by the FBI just because black people were fed up with police brutality and a civil rights system that excluded black people - which persists to this day. Or maybe he doesn't remember how Martin Luther King, Jr. was stalked and monitored by the FBI in an attempt to discredit him just because he believed that America belonged to black people as well as white people. Or even how Reginald Lewis was stalked and persecuted and his benefactor, Michael Milken, was stalked and imprisoned (and finally exonerated by President Trump). Ask Sharyl Attkisson how it feels to be an FBI target.It seems that we are finally concerned about FBI persecution when it turns its attention to white people. As long as the FBI building bears the name of J.Edgar Hoover, the FBI should not be trusted to have the best interests of all Americans at the forefront of its operations. It is a spy agency! Justice is not its main function!

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Margaret Owens
on May 12, 2020 at 15:17:26 pm

What in the world are you talking about.
Whjere does Mr Braeman aver that miscarriages of justice are only perpetrated against white men.
What specifically in Braeman's comments evidence "white privilege?"
Where did Mr Braeman make reference to "race".
It would appear that you are blinded by the privilege afforded today to those who can, and repeatedly so make unsubstantiated baseless charges and vilifications against those who you perceive to be insufficiently "woke" or totally supportive of your own self imposed blindness.

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Guttenburgs Press and Brewery
on May 12, 2020 at 20:26:28 pm

Ms. Owens finds it convenient to forget 1) that one of King's closest associates and advisers had long-time Communist Party associations; 2) the violence and criminality of the Black Panther; 3) blacks are nowadays the major beneficiaries of government-enforced and promoted special priviege.

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John Braeman
on May 12, 2020 at 20:16:12 pm

I wish to add a comment in the wake of Judge Sullivan's decision to call for curia amici comments on the Flynn.
First, I hope--and expect--that the result will be to give even wider exposure to the corruption of the Fat Boys Institute and the pre-Barr DOJ. And one should be watching whether that colossal fraud Obama, whose modus operands has been when not hiding behind his skin color to hide his crookedness from behind a scene, will dare to become directly publicly involved as the secret mover behind the attempt to nullify the Trump election.

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John Braeman
on May 13, 2020 at 10:30:29 am

Yes, that is a terrible decision by Sullivan, who has badly mishandled Flynn's case, strung it out carelessly and ineptly, and allowed DOJ counsel to abuse law and ethics.

Rather than inviting the public to comment on the matter in the for of amicus briefs (shameful and unprecedented for a trial court,) Sullivan should be holding court inquiries as predicate to making referrals to DOJ for criminal contempt of court and obstruction of justice charges against prior DOJ counsel and FBI agents responsible for investigating and prosecuting Flynn, concealing exculpatory evidence and lying to the court.

Back in the day a federal judge far superior to Sullivan, Judge John Sirica, took matters into his own hands and broke open a similar criminal conspiracy. It was called Watergate. Sullivan should be mimicking Sirica; the playbook has been written.

Throughout the Flynn case Judge Sullivan has improperly delayed ruling after ruling, abused defense counsel, needlessly dragged the case out (thereby unjustly punishing the defendant) while allowing DOJ trial counsel to make a mockery of his court. Sullivan has not only delayed and denied justice, he has countenance and abetted the abuse of law and decency.

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Paladin
on May 13, 2020 at 12:04:20 pm

And he "accepted" a guilty plea a) without having compelled either the government provide evidence of the "materiality" of the "lie" and b) did so after having several times insisting that 1) it was a requirement and 2) indicating that he would elicit from the parties proof of such "materiality".
He DID NOT DO SO!

I wonder what our friend "Al" imagines that to mean and how that affects his opinion of the 2,000 FORMER DOJ employees - mostly lawyers, I suppose but perhaps some other political flacks.

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gabe
on May 13, 2020 at 12:36:52 pm

And Betty when you call me
You call me Al
Call me Al

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=paul+simon+you+can+call+me+al&view=detail&mid=C87E7365A26CC4825500C87E7365A26CC4825500&FORM=VIRE0&PC=DCTE&cc=US&setlang=en-US&PC=DCTE&cvid=f266875b90f14b36a66c767040e7298f&qs=MB&nclid=AFEFC94C20CC9991FDE40234E2F0EDC9&ts=1589387599784

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Paladin
on May 13, 2020 at 12:41:31 pm

In re Al, redux:

And Betty when you call me
You call me Al
Call me Al

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uq-gYOrU8bA

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Paladin
on May 13, 2020 at 13:09:31 pm

Let me get this straight. Former Lt. Gen. Flynn now admits that he lied twice when he admitted that he lied to the FBI. Perhaps the greater problem is he now admits he lied to a federal judge. Did not Flynn, "a retired three-star Army general with 33 years of military service," learn honesty during his career in the military? Further, the author suggests that Flynn, a man well versed in all the ins and outs of Washington, DC politics was forced to hire an expensive law firm that did not have his best interests at heart. It would seem that if former Lt. Gen. Flynn was as honest as suggested in this article, there would have been competent attorneys who would have been honored to offer their services pro bono, and if not, others would have lower fees than the firm that supposedly took advantage of him. Of course, Flynn's true nature may be better revealed by his work for a foreign government that has undermined democracy and freedom, in part through lies and human rights violations.

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Craig Mousin
on May 13, 2020 at 14:55:20 pm

Perhaps you should check out some of the defendants filings ONCE he had a competent and NON-CONFLICTED legal counsel representing him. Ms Poweel convincingly demonstrates that Covington & Burling failed and knowingly failed to inform Gen Flynn that an *understanding* HAD been reached with the prosecution that DOJ would not prosecute Flynn's son and furthermore C&B had additional conflicts stemming from previous casework with DOJ and Dem parties.
When is a lie not a lie?
One axiom of the law is that such a false statement is not recognizable as such when it is the result of compulsion or coercion.
Again, you assert as "proven" that his work for a foreign government has undermined democracy. Is this not the issue before us and nowhere, Judge Sullivan's assertion of treason to the contrary has this been charged or alleged.
And now we observe an additional slander by Mr Moousin: "human rights violations".
Goodness, I have not seen that in the governments complaints against Flynn. All the government was able to adduce was that Flynn received payment for an appearance on Russia Today.

NOW as to LIES, perhaps Mr Mousin would like to review the innumerable lies that the FBI and DOJ offered to both the FISA Court and the estimable Judge Sullivan during the Flynn case some of which included "doctoring" 302's, altering Flynn comments, lying about initial interviewers perception of Flynn;s truthfulness AND THE willful and illegal WITHHOLDING of exculpatory evidence, some small part of which can be found in the link below:

https://justthenews.com/accountability/russia-and-ukraine-scandals/dirty-dozen-12-revelations-sunk-muellers-case-against

"Flynn's true nature may be better revealed ..."
NOPE:
The true nature of the case against Flynn, both its predicate and preciptating cause may be found in the EXECRABLE Obam's rabid duislike of Gen Flynn for his vigorous disagreement with Obama's idiotic and delusional approach to Islamic terrorism and the Iranian Regime.

Had Trump not selected Flyn as his new National Security Chief, NO CHARGES would ever have been lodged against Flynn. Obama and his minions could contemplate having their disastrous policies rescinded.
Flynn made plain that such a reversal of course was what he intended, as did The Trumpster.
The Great and Wise Obama - Rice - Powers - Kerry clique could not accept that.
And that is that in a nutshell.

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gabe
on May 13, 2020 at 15:03:26 pm

Justice for what Flynn has been put through is not dismissal or exoneration; it is retribution and compensation.

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Mike Moses
on May 13, 2020 at 17:22:44 pm

Judge Sullivan should have recused himself from the Flynn sentencing after he demonstrated hostility, personal animus and legal bias toward the defendant, for which the judge later apologized. An apology does not eliminate the hostility or the bias or the grounds for a self-recusal.

Further, Judge Sullivan is wrongly being haled as a hero in the Senator Ted Stevens matter. This hagiography is wrong. In fact, that case shows Judge Sullivan to have failed his judicial duty. Judge Sullivan denied the defense motion for a mistrial based on the US withholding of evidence (Brady material) that might well have exonerated Stevens. The motion for a mistrial was well-grounded; the Judge's denial decision was not. Thereafter, Senator Stevens was convicted and then lost his re-election (as a result of which Obamacare was passed in the Senate, thank you Judge Sullivan.) Thereafter DOJ conducted an internal investigation, and, grandstanding like cavalry to the rescue of the man Judge Sullivan had helped destroy, Judge Sullivan appointed a special prosecutor to investigate DOJ's violation of the Brady rule and handling of the Stevens prosecution.

"Too late Judge! Your bad judgment and your good timing did not serve the cause of justice and did not help anyone but yourself!"

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Paladin
on May 13, 2020 at 20:32:30 pm

As if to aggravate his judicial assault on Flynn, Judge Sullivan first declined to rule on the US's motion to vacate the prosecution, then he asked for public comment on the matter (as if it were a matter of APA "notice and comment" rulemaking,) and Judge Sullivan has now asked a retired federal judge to advise him on whether to hold Flynn in contempt for perjury. Interestingly, the retired judge, John Gleeson, during his career as a federal district court judge requested DOJ to vacate prosecutions in which the judge did not want to impose mandatory minimum prison sentences.

It is all very weird of Judge Sullivan and wholly unsavory of an Article III judge. Too bad that Dem's control the House, since otherwise impeachment would be an appropriate way to protect the rule of law against Sullivan's abuse.

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Paladin
on May 14, 2020 at 08:23:00 am

So as to expand on my immediately prior comment. news reports this morning are that Judge Sullivan is seeking counsel from retired Judge Gleeson on whether Flynn committed perjury by pleading guilty and then recanting his plea and whether Flynn should be subjected to criminal contempt.
The entire proceeding is ludicrous. For Judge Sullivan to obstruct the dismissal of the Flynn case in order to conduct such a patently unlawful, extra-judicial inquiry into a matter with a patently obvious answer is, indeed, for Judge Sullivan to obstruct Justice and to invite impeachment.

Defense counsel and DOJ should immediately file motions for Sullivan to remove himself from the case and motions in the DC Circuit for an interlocutory injunction and an All Writs order barring Sullivan from proceeding with his extra-judicial investigation pending consideration by him of the motions for recusal and by the DC Circuit of the motions for an All Writs Order and for an interlocutory injunction.
It is interesting to note that should Judge Sullivan decide to hold Flynn in contempt for withdrawing his guilty plea, not only is that an unconstitutional order, but it would be unenforceable because criminal contempt can be implemented by a federal judge (or by Congress) only by referring the matter to DOJ, which in this case would refuse to prosecute the Judge's order.

It is all about the upcoming election, and Judge Sullivan's tawdry attempt to help the Democrat Party in its assault on Trump.

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Paladin
on May 14, 2020 at 12:44:43 pm

And here is something in todays' news that i stole from Margot Hemingway at the Federalist concerning Judge sullivan and his wanton disregard for mandatory precedent emanating from the 2016 Fokker decision:

"The Executive’s Primacy Is Long Settled’

In analyzing the propriety of the district court’s refusal to approve the agreement, the appellate court summarized controlling principles of constitutional law: “The Executive’s primacy in criminal charging decisions is long settled. That authority stems from the Constitution’s delegation of ‘take Care’ duties, U.S. Const. art. II, § 3, and the pardon power, id. § 2, to the Executive Branch. Decisions to initiate charges, or to dismiss charges once brought, ‘lie[] at the core of the Executive’s duty to see to the faithful execution of the laws.’”

Indeed, “[f]ew subjects are less adapted to judicial review than the exercise by the Executive of his discretion in deciding when and whether to institute criminal proceedings, or what precise charge shall be made, or whether to dismiss a proceeding once brought.’”

“Those settled principles,” the court explained “counsel against interpreting statutes and rules in a manner that would impinge on the Executive’s constitutionally rooted primacy over criminal charging decisions.” The Fokker court then specifically addressed Rule 48(a) that “requires a prosecutor to obtain ‘leave of court’ before dismissing charges against a criminal defendant.”

The court explained that “that language could conceivably be read to allow for considerable judicial involvement in the determination to dismiss criminal charges.” However, and significantly, the court then stressed that “decisions to dismiss pending criminal charges—no less than decisions to initiate charges and to identify which charges to bring—lie squarely within the ken of prosecutorial discretion.”

The “leave of court” requirement, the court stressed, “has been understood to be a narrow one—’to protect a defendant against prosecutorial harassment . . . when the [g]overnment moves to dismiss an indictment over the defendant’s objection.’” Such review in that case is to guard against “a scheme of ‘prosecutorial harassment’ of the defendant through repeated efforts to bring—and then dismiss—charges.”

Fokker then concluded: “So understood, the ‘leave of court’ authority gives no power to a district court to deny a prosecutor’s Rule 48(a) motion to dismiss charges based on a disagreement with the prosecution’s exercise of charging authority. For instance, a court cannot deny leave of court because of a view that the defendant should stand trial notwithstanding the prosecution’s desire to dismiss the charges, or a view that any remaining charges fail adequately to redress the gravity of the defendant’s alleged conduct. The authority to make such determinations remains with the Executive.”
This Is Mandatory Precedent.

and there are some who seek to praise the "wisdom" of Judges!
Maybe - but not when they have demonstrated that they are nothing more than partisan hacks.

https://thefederalist.com/2020/05/14/the-constitution-requires-judge-emmet-sullivans-lawless-amicus-order-against-michael-flynn-be-overturned/

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gabe
on May 14, 2020 at 16:21:10 pm

Does anyone else find it interesting, that :

“https://www.npr.org/2020/05/14/855820024/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-flynn-biden-and-unmasking-story

“Those details aren't clear, but it's possible to surmise based on some context clues. Two of the people, for example, are the then-U.S. ambassador to Italy and the then-deputy chief of mission at the embassy in Rome. They both submitted unmasking requests on the same day, Dec. 6, 2016, the newly released records show.

Hmm, a possible connection between the overpopulation alarmists and the “unmasking” of Michael Flynn, with the names of the “unmaskers” unmasked on the 103 Anniversary of Our Lady Of Fatima?

https://www.cnn.com/2016/07/11/politics/michael-flynn-abortion-flip-flop/index.html

Certainly for those who secretly or not so secretly, have been, for some time now, planning for for a “new springtime”, in the Catholic Church, those who profess to be followers of The Christ, but believe that The Word Of God Incarnate Is on the wrong side of History, due to His teaching on The Sanctity of human life, and His teaching on The Sanctity of Marriage and The Family, would find the fact that Michael Flynn has become Pro-Life, to be a huge concern for their atheist materialist overpopulation alarmist globalists agenda, no?

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/after-catholic-spring-email-leak-us-bishops-warn-american-ideals-at-risk-45679

“Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2016 / 11:56 am MT ().- Following a leaked email from prominent political actors about a possible “Catholic Spring” movement to plant “seeds of the revolution” within the Church, the U.S. bishops' conference has rebuked interference in the Church and a political discourse that marginalizes the faithful and demeans women...”

“Oh what a tangled web.”

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Nancy
on May 14, 2020 at 16:35:08 pm

I suppose Michael Flynn decision to become Pro-Life was a huge concern for the overpopulation alarmist globalists, including those who profess to believe in Jesus The Christ but believe that Christ’s teaching on The Sanctity of human life, and The Sanctity of Marriage and the Family, is outdated, and thus they must believe that Jesus The Christ, will find that He, Himself is on “the wrong side of History.”

“Those details aren't clear, but it's possible to surmise based on some context clues. Two of the people, for example, are the then-U.S. ambassador to Italy and the then-deputy chief of mission at the embassy in Rome. They both submitted unmasking requests on the same day, Dec. 6, 2016, the newly released records show.“

What’s Rome got to do with the “unmasking” Of Michael Flynn?

Was Michael Flynn considered a threat to those who hope for a Catholic Spring sans Christ?

“Washington D.C., Oct 14, 2016 / 11:56 am MT ().- Following a leaked email from prominent political actors about a possible “Catholic Spring” movement to plant “seeds of the revolution” within the Church, the U.S. bishops' conference has rebuked interference in the Church and a political discourse that marginalizes the faithful and demeans women.”

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Nancy
on June 11, 2020 at 11:36:24 am

Oliver Stone was asked how he felt about Trump running for president back in 2016. In his typical candor, he explained his lack of faith in anyone running for President, and found JFK the one and only President who attempted to do what no other President had before, nor after. And that was dismantling the CIA. Which Stone believes is behind the assassination. I myself have tremendous bitterness for an agency that receives unlimited funds, has been give a carte blanche immunity card, and been behind every deviant destructive collaboration with the other part of the 5 eyes in everything from breaking economies in other Countries, to being Nazi sympathizers, Iran Contra, Franklin Files, Khomeini, and sleeping with MI5 to help Australia's sovereignty away for a Queen, that needs to get over this Country, MY COUNTRY, being in her real estate portfolio. I wasnt familiar with Flynns case because I gave up on every one here. I have experienced the worst in paid for attacks and psyops by intel contractors that sell their services out to lawfirms that work for that infamous tax bracket. You can find more about these tactics by searching for the article When Covert Contractors Commit Murder by Suicude in the Intercept. I had caught Sydney Powell in an interview regarding Flynn and why she opted to take his case. My jaw dropped when she shared the truth about the very corrupt Justice System she had discovered in a previous case. I knew Dr. Richard Cordero was very vocal about the abuses used in some courts. But never heard it word for word by a lawyer. After she detailed the destructive effects on her clients she defended in Houston. The question of why Flynn was targeted came up. He was doing the same thing as Kennedy. Wanting to clean house at all the intel agencies.
If our Country is to survive. And that's looking like a big if. These overly paid, sadistic, war mongering, Anti American, criminals. Need to be held accountable. No one has faith anymore in the people our taxes fund. Nor the justice system. Or what they say. The BIGGEST reason. And, I sure hope you post this. IS we have had enough of OUR children being their Iran Contra. Theres NOTHING worse than a Country who waves their Flag in such pride, but continues to ignore what thousands have found to be our government supplying our children, to trafficking, through CPS, NMEC, and thousands of other "programs " under the guise of child protection.
Last November in Dallas Texas, people around the globe sat around to hear the results of the James Younger case. Where an 8 year old boy, with bags under his eyes, whose mother raised him to be a girl starting at age 3, with a COMING OUT party. Was having the courts, make a live long decision for him to have TRANS surgery. This is straight out of Mengeles playbook with James being a twin, and the NGO defending his mother's choice, was a Child Protection agency, that SPECIALIZES IN trans kids rights. Now, they are the primary place to call for child abuse with CPS.
THIS ISNT RIGHT! AND ALL OF THIS PSYCOLOGICAL WARFARE on our children BY THE UN and the past admins, needs to stop. Otherwise. WE are not the USA.
To the judges and players against FLYNN. You just called yourself out, GLOBALLY. NOT ONE COUNTRY is in favor of your decisions. And they don't care how much wealth or power you carry. Your looking at parents who are ready to grab pitchforks or other defense items, in the name of our children, and hunt y'all down. General Flynn has lost too much. I have lost too much. And its by the same people.

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[…] The ultimate irony is that weaponizing the criminal justice system to hunt down political opponents for purely partisan reasons is something that Democrats do to Republicans, not vice versa. In actuality, Lt. General Michael Flynn, recently vindicated by a DOJ report, is the jogger in your stupid cartoon, with James Comey and Robert Mueller driving the truck. The Flynn story is still unfolding, but records indicate that the bogus investigation of Flynn was discussed with Obama in the waning days of his failed administration. https://lawliberty.org/justice-at-last-for-michael-flynn/ […]

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