Politics Trump tweet on firing Flynn was authored by Trump's lawyer: report

08:20  03 december  2017
08:20  03 december  2017 Source:   The Hill

A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller

  A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, are said to have terminated an information-sharing agreement with the president’s legal team. WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, notified the president’s legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel’s investigation, according to four people involved in the case, an indication that Mr. Flynn is cooperating with prosecutors or negotiating such a deal.Mr. Flynn’s lawyers had been sharing information with Mr.

President Trump ' s tweet Saturday saying he had fired Michael Flynn as national security adviser because he lied to Vice President Pence and the FBI was reportedly authored by Trump ' s personal lawyer , John Dowd.

President Trump ' s tweet Saturday saying he had fired Michael Flynn as national security adviser because he lied to Vice President Pence and the FBI was reportedly authored by Trump ' s personal lawyer , John Dowd.

Trump tweet on firing Flynn was authored by Trump's lawyer: report © Provided by The Hill Trump tweet on firing Flynn was authored by Trump's lawyer: report President Trump's tweet Saturday saying he had fired Michael Flynn as national security adviser because he lied to Vice President Pence and the FBI was reportedly authored by Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd.

Two sources familiar with the tweet told The Washington Post Saturday that Dowd, Trump's chief counsel, had crafted the tweet. The White House has not yet made a statement about the tweet, but its authorship could change the tweet's pertinence in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian election meddling.

Flynn's attorney reportedly met with Mueller's team Monday, suggesting plea talks are underway

  Flynn's attorney reportedly met with Mueller's team Monday, suggesting plea talks are underway More evidence emerged Monday that Michael Flynn may be seeking to cooperate with investigators working for Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Flynn attorney Robert Kelner visited the offices of the special counsel in Washington, D.C., Monday morning, ABC News reported, amid speculation that Flynn had begun working to reach a plea deal. The visit comes on the heels of reports, confirmed by the president's attorneys, that Flynn's lawyers had stopped communicating with the president's legal team regarding the criminal investigation.

And you know what else lawyers tell their guilty clients? Flip on your bosses and sing like a canary in exchange for leniency or immunity. Flynn is already Trump and Pence’ s worst nightmare – and it’ s just getting started. Contribute to Palmer Report .

Last August, Flynn , Trump ' s former national security adviser, was secretly hired by 4, Flynn let Don McGahn, the transition team's chief lawyer and current White House counsel, know about Flynn was fired after 24 days on the job, when it emerged that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about

Trump early Saturday tweeted, "I had to fire General Flynn because he lied to the Vice President and the FBI. He has pled guilty to those lies."

"It is a shame because his actions during the transition were lawful. There was nothing to hide!" he added.

The tweet caused shockwaves, as legal experts suggested that if Trump knew that Flynn had lied to the FBI and then asked Comey to drop the investigation, it could amount to obstruction of justice.

Trump in February said he axed Flynn because he lied to the vice president - but did not mention anything related to what the national security adviser told the FBI.

Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to federal investigators about his conversations during the presidential transition with Russia's U.S. ambassador about sanctions related to the Kremlin's election interference.

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Trump lawyer: Mueller done with White House interviews, probe will be done within 'a few weeks' .
President Trump's personal attorney Ty Cobb said Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller has finished interviews with all the White House staff members he intends to speak with, according to multiple media reports. The special counsel's office declined to comment, however.Cobb has previously said he believes t he Mueller probe could be over soon.In August, he told Reuters he would be "embarrassed" if the probe was continuing past Thanksgiving. Weeks later, Mueller announced former national security adviser Michael Flynn had pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI.

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