DOJ report on FBI abuses opens door for spirited Flynn counterattack

DOJ report on FBI abuses opens door for spirited Flynn counterattack

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2020 Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on the FBI’s FISA wiretap abuse is providing new fuel for Michael Flynn’s defense team as it seeks dismissal of all charges against the former Trump administration national security adviser. “The IG Report is a scathing indictment of the conduct of […]

Gen. Flynn withdraws guilty plea; He came under ‘sudden and intense’ pressure

Gen. Flynn withdraws guilty plea; He came under ‘sudden and intense’ pressure

by WorldTribune Staff, January 30, 2020 Gen. Michael Flynn on Wednesday withdrew his guilty plea and called on the court to dismiss his case for “egregious government misconduct.” Federal prosecutors now say they will offer Flynn probation when just days ago they demanded he serve time in prison. Flynn’s sentencing is currently set for Feb. […]

Russia-born scholar sues major media, Stefan Halper after hoax wrecked life

Russia-born scholar sues major media, Stefan Halper after hoax wrecked life

by WorldTribune Staff, January 21, 2020 A Russian-born British scholar who was caught up in the Trump-Russia hoax is suing FBI informant Stefan Halper and several media outlets who she said spread malicious lies about her. Svetlana Lokhova told investigative journalist Sara Carter that she was used as a target of opportunity by the FBI […]

‘Justice is not a game’: Flynn set to withdraw guilty plea

‘Justice is not a game’: Flynn set to withdraw guilty plea

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2020 Michael Flynn on Tuesday filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea as part of a plea deal in the Russia investigation, according to his lawyer Sidney Powell. Powell tweeted: “We just filed a Motion to Withdraw the plea of @GenFlynn because the government acted in bad faith, with […]

Flynn’s attorney has record of reversing Weissmann cases by exposing his ‘abuses’

Flynn’s attorney has record of reversing Weissmann cases by exposing his ‘abuses’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 1, 2019 Sidney Powell, the attorney for former national security adviser Michael Flynn, rose to prominence in part by exposing the “abuses” of prosecutor Andrew Weissmann in the Enron scandal. Weissmann was a lead prosecutor in the Mueller Russia collusion investigation. “All of the cases Weissmann pushed to trial were reversed […]

Flynn’s attorney blisters Comey’s FBI for ‘ambush’ set up by McCabe

Flynn’s attorney blisters Comey’s FBI for ‘ambush’ set up by McCabe

by WorldTribune Staff, October 27, 2019 FBI higher-ups James Comey, Andrew McCabe and Peter Strzok were “executing their own agenda” when they set up an “ambush” of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, attorney Sidney Powell told the judge hearing Flynn’s case. “When the Director of the FBI, and a group of his close associates, […]

Flynn’s attorney: DOJ has recovered phones of mystery prof who triggered FBI’s Trump probe

Flynn’s attorney: DOJ has recovered phones of mystery prof who triggered FBI’s Trump probe

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2019 The Department of Justice has in its possession two BlackBerry phones used by the mysterious Maltese professor who helped spark the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign, according to the attorney for Michael Flynn. Sidney Powell made the significant disclosure in a new court filing, alleging that the two […]

Hell no, he won’t go: Flynn attorney throws the book at Schiff

Hell no, he won’t go: Flynn attorney throws the book at Schiff

by WorldTribune Staff, September 24, 2019 Michael Flynn’s attorney said he will not testify before the House Intelligence Committee because the committee chair, Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, disregards ethics in his “theatrical demand” for Flynn to appear. Sidney Powell said in a Sept. 23 letter that Flynn is invoking his rights under the Fifth Amendment […]

Gen. Flynn’s new attorney called expert on DOJ’s ‘systemic corruption’

Gen. Flynn’s new attorney called expert on DOJ’s ‘systemic corruption’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2019 When Trump campaign associates began to be dragged into the Russia investigation, many picked up attorney Sidney Powell’s book based on her experience with the government’s prosecutions of Enron and the late Republican Sen. Ted Stevens. Michael Caputo, a Trump campaign adviser, told The Washington Times: “When the bogus […]

Attorney: DOJ memo, other documents, exonerate Michael Flynn

Attorney: DOJ memo, other documents, exonerate Michael Flynn

by WorldTribune Staff, September 12, 2019 Prosecutors in the case of Michael Flynn have dozens of documents that will vindicate the former national security adviser, including an internal Department of Justice memo, Flynn attorney Sidney Powell charged. The documents include a purported memo a British national security adviser sent Flynn in early 2017 regarding the […]

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