Donald Trump, Bill Barr, and Mike Flynn likely thought they had a great plan when they conspired to drop Flynn’s charges of lying to the FBI. Flynn even pleaded guilty of the crimes of which he was accused, and yet, the Department of Justice felt that there were no grounds.
Now, a federal judge is saying that he will not close the Flynn case. Federal district judge Emmet Sullivan refused to close the case Tuesday.
NOW: The judge in Michael Flynn's case issued an order indicating the case isn't over just yet — he writes that "given the current posture of this case," he expects people will want to file amicus (friend-of-court) briefs, and he'll be setting a schedule for that pic.twitter.com/9L7WIK6H9m
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) May 12, 2020
The judge’s order reads:
We just got some context for that order tonight from the judge re: amicus briefs in Michael Flynn's case: Flynn's lawyers filed a request to strike a proposed amicus brief from a group called "Watergate Prosecutors" https://t.co/aWJQ3tKewE pic.twitter.com/OZfADi81OJ
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) May 13, 2020