Michael Flynn’s decision in January to withdraw his guilty plea in the special counsel’s investigation set into motion a series of disclosures that cast new light on the FBI investigation of the retired Army general. President Donald Trump pardoned Flynn on Wednesday, asserting that the FBI should have never investigated his former national security adviser. In the lead up to the pardon, the FBI and Justice Department turned over documents that showed that the lead FBI agent on the Flynn probe questioned the legitimacy of the investigation. James Comey told Congress that he was uncertain whether Flynn lied in a White House interview that eventually led to his plea deal. Michael Flynn’s decision earlier this year to withdraw from a plea deal he struck with the special counsel’s office set into motion a series of unprecedented FBI and Justice Department disclosures that has culminated in a presidential pardon for the retired Army general. … [Read more...] about The Biggest Disclosures In Michael Flynn’s Case
In January, the U.S. killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. At the time, the Pentagon said it took out Soleimani because he “was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and throughout the region.” … [Read more...] about John Brennan Frets over ‘Criminal, Reckless’ Killing of Iran Nuclear Scientist
“You look at the Green Bay game and a number of others,” Shanahan said. “And this one (against the Rams) is going to be tough, too. Any time you put a quarterback in there who hasn’t had two weeks in a row with the same group of receivers. … And the same thing with the running backs and O-line. So I think that’s been a huge challenge for Nick.” … [Read more...] about What’s behind 49ers QB Nick Mullens’ uneven season?