Justice department to drop Michael Flynns Russia case

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Justice Department on Thursday said it is dropping the criminal case against Donald Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn abandoning prosecution. The became a rallying cry for the president and his supporters in attacking the FBI's trump Russia investigation. The action was a stunning reversal for one of the signature cases. Brought by Special Counsel Robert. Mueller. It comes even though prosecutors for the past three years of maintains that Flynn lied to the FBI in January twenty seventeen interview about his conversations with the Russian ambassador. Flynn himself admitted as much pleading guilty before asking to withdraw the plea and became a key. Cooperate Mullah as the special counsel investigating ties between Russia and the two thousand sixteen trump campaign. Thursday's action was swiftly embraced by trump who has relentlessly tweeted about the outrageous case and last week pronounced. Flynn exonerated the US. Attorney reviewing the Flynn case. Jeff Jensen formally recommended dropping it to borrow last week. The course of action vehemently and publicly recommended by trump. Who appointed to head. The Justice Department Baugh has increasingly challenged the Russia investigation saying in a television interview last month. That it was started without any basis so far Robert. Mueller's team has charged eight Americans once affiliated with trump's campaign or administration thirteen Russian nationals twelve Russian intelligence officers three Russian companies and two

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