Michael Flynn: Judge Suspends Justice Ministry Efforts to Close Case | US news

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Federal judge suspended Justice Minister’s decision to close criminal case against Donald Fly’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn – opening the door for legal experts and other outside parties to appear oppose the administration’s request to exempt Flynn from lying to the FBI.

Judge Emmet Sullivan’s order is the latest development in the high-profile case, which has led critics, including Barack Obama and hundreds of former FBI and Justice officials, to wonder if William Barr, the attorney general, orchestrated favors for Trump.

Flynn, a retired general and close ally of Trump, has pleaded guilty to a crime in the midst of Special Council Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 US elections. of the administration was accused of lying to the FBI about conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential transition period. In return for his leniency, Flynn cooperated in Mueller’s investigation as part of his plea deal.

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