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Michael Flynn cites ‘family emergency’ and abruptly cancels campaign appearance for Montana GOP candidate

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Disgraced National Security Adviser Michael Flynn cited a “family emergency” on Sunday after he suddenly cancelled a campaign appearance.

The Associated Press reported on Sunday that Flynn backed out of a campaign event for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Troy Downing at the last minute.

In a video posted by Downing on Saturday, Flynn explained that an emergency was forcing him to cancel the appearance.

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“I had a family emergency at the last minute and I just simple couldn’t make it,” the former Trump staffer explained, adding that he “wholeheartedly” endorses Downing for Senate.

In December, Flynn pled guilty to “willfully and knowingly” making false statements to the FBI, a charge stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

Watch the video below.

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Former FBI agent explains why Trump just opened himself to more legal problems

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Former FBI agent Asha Rangappa explained that the recent revelations that President Donald Trump made a promise to a foreign leader that made an intelligence official uncomfortable enough to declare themselves a whistleblower.

Rangapp explained that the President has a fairly wide latitude to conduct foreign affairs as he sees fit. But "when it comes to the 'outside world,' the President represents the sovereign: He is basically the voice of the United States and can negotiate with world leaders on its behalf."

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New York cop who became El Chapo’s security guard arrested for selling cocaine and taking bribes

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A New York cop is being prosecuted after he was outed for selling cocaine and taking bribes after he went to work for drug kingpin El Chapo.

The New York Daily News reported Wednesday that Officer Ishmael Bailey had his bail set at $50,000 after he was arrested and arraigned in Queens Criminal Court. He was charged with possession and sale of narcotics, conspiracy, bribe receiving as a public servant and failing to perform duties as a public servant.

Lawyer Jeff Cohen argued that Bailey had two children and had to pay child support. The lawyer explained that Bailey “does understand the severity of his charges.”

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A veteran teacher explains why Trump is incapable of learning

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