“Stalinist tactics mandate immediate dismissal of this case,” Flynn’s attorneys say.
In early September, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected Gen. Michael Flynn’s petition for dismissal and voted 8-2 to send the case back to judge Emmet Sullivan. The judge, who rejected the Department of Justice dismissal of the case, must now consider documents Flynn’s attorneys filed with the court on Thursday.
“General Flynn has a Sixth Amendment right to a public exoneration regarding the proceedings against him,” the documents state, “and the American people have a right to know the truth about the nefarious conduct and the people who committed it. The defense objects to any redactions and demands that the Government file these documents unredacted on the public record.”
In messages exchanged on the FBI’s “Lync” messaging system in October of 2016, FBI employees exchanged messages about the “Crossfire Road Show,” stating that they were “interested to see how this all plays out.” They knew exactly how bad it was: “I’m telling man, if this thing ever gets FOIA’d, there are going to be some tough questions asked.”
According to the documents, the “investigation” of General Flynn was first closed by November 8, 2016. The FBI agents write: “he said shut down Razor” [the operation against Flynn] and “so glad they’re closing razor,” closing Razor.” However [redacted] “was silent though, so who knows what he will want.” Was that Andy [McCabe]?”
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