Distriktsdomaren Emmet Sullivan to be in a position during the negotiations introduction at noon, local time in Washington, have catered to the defendants Flynn and with the force allowed him to understand that the court is of the opinion that he ”undoubtedly” sold out his country.
my contempt for this violation,” said Sullivan, furthermore, against the background of the former high military lied to the officials in the White house, which in its turn came to lie to the public, reports the news agency Reuters.
the Question is whether Flynn still has more information to give to the special prosecutor, Robert Mueller, whom he works with in his investigation of the contacts between the Trump realm and Russia. Commentators on the spot outside the federal court in Washington was open to the judge would be able to decide to wait to judge It until he no longer is interesting in the direct sense for Mueller.
It also became the decision that was taken: It will take until march next year before the judgment is announced, after Flynn's lawyers turned to the judge and requested that no decision would be announced on Tuesday.
the Prosecution is reported to not have had anything to object against this.
by Robert mueller's investigation of Russian influence on the election campaign in the united states before the presidential election in november 2016. The former lieutenant general in the U.S. military is the only one of the employees in the circle around the president Trump, who admitted guilt in the documents Rysslandsutredningen so far mean that it was able to identify as criminal.
" I think I feel that the judgment that falls today may not be the same judgment for which you will get after completing the collaboration, said Sullivan, with reference to Flynn's involvement in the Rysslandsutredningen increases the possibility of the ex-the adviser to obtain a more lenient sentence than that which the federal court would announce on Tuesday.
Then came the decision to postpone the judgment.
guilty and ask for probation of up to one year and community service. Flynn's attorney has also asked the judge not to go too hard for Flynn, then the defence line is that nobody should have made it clear for exmilitären that it is a crime to lie to the FBI.
The argument has, however, Robert Mueller rejected straight off:
”A sitting national security adviser, the former director of a underrättelseorganisation, retired lieutenant-general and war veteran then 33 years back knows that he is not to lie to federal agents,” wrote Mueller in a submission to the law, reports TT.
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