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‘The Trump people do not do well in courts’: Ex-prosecutor details how right-wing ‘conspiracy theories’ fail before judges

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President Donald Trump’s associates fair poorly in courts of law because they can’t “spin” judges with right-wing talking points, a former federal prosecutor explained on MSNBC.

Former assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York Mimi Rocah explained why Michael Flynn’s Tuesday sentencing hearing was “a good day for the justice system” during an appearance on “All In” with Chris Hayes.

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The host noted an early morning tweet from the president wishing Flynn “good luck” in court.

“I think he was hoping Flynn would go in there and say something about the ‘corrupt FBI,'” Rocah noted.

“There was a whole right-wing conspiracy theory that this whole thing — that everything was going to fall apart today,” Hayes noted.

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“And again, it shows that the Trump people do not do well in the courts of law, when you’re dealing with facts and evidence and you can’t just put a spin on things,” Rocah explained. “I think cutting through these conspiracy theories is what we keep seeing happen in courts and that’s heartening.”

Hayes cited Monday night’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” when the host explained how prosecutors did not charge Flynn for his role in being a foreign agent for Turkey while advising Trump’s presidential campaign.

“Flynn could have been charged with this,” Rocah noted.

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“This is shocking conduct,” she explained. “There’s other shocking conduct, but he really did betray his country within the first weeks of being in the White House or being part of the administration.”

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Shocking photos document the devastating flooding pummeling San Francisco

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San Francisco was battered by a heavy winter storm on Saturday that caused localized flooding throughout the city.

"A low pressure system off the Northern California coast Saturday hurled bans of strong downpours into the Bay Area, triggering a flood warning for San Francisco," KPIX-TV reported.

"San Francisco Muni officials tweeted that train service between West Portal to Embarcadero Station had been shut down due to flooding. Several streets were flooded in San Francisco’s western neighborhood including knee-high water at 15th Ave and Wawona," the station noted.

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North Korea announces ‘test of very great importance’ occurred at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground: report

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North Korea state media reported on a "successful" test at a missile launch site.

"A very important test took place at the Sohae Satellite Launching Ground on the afternoon of December 7, 2019," a spokesperson for the Academy of the National Defense Science said.

The spokesperson said the test was "of great significance to the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea.

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#UPDATE North Korea conducts a "very important test" at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reports, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain deadlocked https://t.co/abYhRDvBic pic.twitter.com/neCYEQTEhf

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Here’s why Ukrainians are shocked about Rudy Giuliani’s new associate

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President Donald Trump's personal attorney is causing "shock" among Ukrainians for working with Andrey Artemenko, according to new reports.

"In an attempt to exonerate President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani has been working with right-wing media outlet One America News Network (OAN) to produce a television special featuring a string of current and former Ukrainian officials defending Trump’s conduct in withholding military aid to Ukraine and seeking investigations of the Bidens," Law & Crime reported Saturday.

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