MUELLER’S MESS: ‘Missing Document’ from Mueller's Office Could Derail Flynn Sentencing

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The “apparent omission” of a central document from special counsel Robert Mueller’s recent court filing threatens to derail Tuesday’s sentencing of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, reports Fox News.

“U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan had ordered the special counsel to turn over all government documents and ‘memoranda’ related to the questioning of Flynn, after his attorneys claimed the FBI had discouraged him from bringing a lawyer to his fateful Jan. 24, 2017 interview with agents at the White House. He eventually pleaded guilty to making false statements about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador, in connection with that meeting,” writes Fox.

Mueller met the judge’s Friday deadline, but failed to include the original 302 interview document; instead filing a 302 that was created seven months after Flynn’s initial interview.

“Judge Sullivan has a well-established history of taking on discovery issues head-on,” said a former DOJ official. “So providing a seven-month-old FBI 302 is absolutely going to be a red flag for the judge, and I can’t imagine there are not going to be questions tomorrow about whether there are contemporaneous notes, or a contemporaneous report, that is in the FBI’s possession.”

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