The special counsel was given a Friday deadline this week to hand-over key documents relating to the FBI’s probe into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn; setting the stage for a high-stakes showdown just days before his sentencing.
“Special Counsel Robert Mueller faces a Friday afternoon deadline to turn over documents related to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s first interview with federal prosecutors, marking the latest twist in his turbulent prosecution dating back to his fateful Jan. 24, 2017 interview with agents at the White House,” writes Fox News.
The former Trump staffer’s legal team raised serious questions over James Comey’s handling of the Flynn probe after he claimed he was “pushed” into not having lawyers present during his interview.
Comey himself admitted in a recent interview that he broke protocol by sending two agents to the White House without informing the President’s general counsel.
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