even more WH (and GOP) obstruction reported from new Mueller unsealed documents

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There’s a report from NBC about further WH and GOP efforts to obstruct justice regarding Mike Flynn’s plea. Mueller’s team unsealed documents related to how Flynn did inform Mueller about additional attempts to interfere. There may be no way to stop Flynn from testifying to Congress. The smoldering arsenal continues.

According to the court filing, however, Flynn filled investigators in on the reaction within the Trump campaign to news of WikiLeaks’ dump of Podesta’s emails—and they discussed making an overture in response.

“The defendant relayed to the government statements made in 2016 by senior campaign officials about Wikileaks to which only a select few people were privy,” prosecutors wrote. He “recalled conversations with senior campaign officials after the release of the Podesta emails, during which the prospect of reaching out to Wikileaks was discussed.”

Flynn is said to have also filled Mueller in on “multiple instances, both before and after his guilty plea, where either he or his attorneys received communications from persons connected to the Administration or Congress that could have affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation.”

“The defendant even provided a voicemail recording of one such communication,” the filing states.

Prosecutors appear to be referencing a voicemail left for Flynn’s lawyer after the former national security adviser withdrew from a joint defense agreement he had with the president early on in the Russia investigation. In the November 2017 voicemail, which was detailed in the Mueller report, a lawyer for Trump urged Flynn’s lawyer to provide “some kind of heads up” if Flynn was preparing to provide “information that implicates the president.”



2) McCabe Memo on his 1/24/2017 call with Flynn

Unsealed info relates to White House Security Brifing by Mike Steinbach and Bill Priestap on 1/21/2017

3) The Special Counsel’s Exit Interview with Strzok

Reveals that Strzok was working with Acting NSD Asst AG Mary McCord

Also revealed that FBI General Counsel James Baker was part of the group that decided the agents wouldn’t warn Flynn prior to the interview

Unsealed portion shows Baker and Principal Associate Deputy AG Matt Axelrod “later argued about the FBI’s decision to interview Flynn”

Full Document:
Addendum to Govt’s Memorandum in Aid of Sentencing

Full Document:
McCabe 1/24/2017 Memo re: Flynn Call

Special Counsel (likely Weissmann) exit interview of Peter Strzok

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Lone Wolf
Lone Wolf

THERE’S MORE Judge Sullivan demands that public gets to learn everything Trump’s lawyer John Dowd said in voice mail to Flynn’s lawyer. In his calls, Dowd appeared to suggest it wasn’t good idea for Flynn to cooperate, it would upset @realdonaldtrump

We wouldn’t want to do that, would we?