Mueller’s Lawyers Say Flynn’s Role In Investigation Is Complete

Former National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn leaves after the delay in his sentencing hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC, December 18, 2018. - President Donald Trump's former national security ... Former National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn leaves after the delay in his sentencing hearing at US District Court in Washington, DC, December 18, 2018. - President Donald Trump's former national security chief Michael Flynn received a postponement of his sentencing after an angry judge threatened to give him a stiff sentence. Russia collusion investigation head Robert Mueller had proposed Flynn receive no jail time for lying to investigators about his Moscow ties. But Judge Emmet Sullivan said Flynn had behaved in a "traitorous" manner and gave the former three-star general the option of receiving a potentially tough prison sentence now -- or wait until Mueller's investigation was closer to being completed to better demonstrate his cooperation with investigators. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 13, 2019 7:59 a.m.
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Lawyers in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office said Tuesday night that Michael Flynn’s cooperation in the Russia investigation is complete, according to Politico.

Flynn’s lawyers asked for another sentencing delay, so Flynn can assist the government in his former business partner, Bijan Rafiekian’s, upcoming trial.

Mueller’s lawyers did not weigh in on the request, but said that his role in the Russia investigation had come to an end.

“While the defendant remains in a position to cooperate with law enforcement authorities, and could testify in the EDVA case should it proceed to trial, in the government’s view his cooperation is otherwise complete,” they wrote.

Mueller has suggested the low end of the sentencing range of zero to six years for Flynn, due to his substantive help with the investigation.

Read the joint statement here.

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