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Michael Flynn moves to un-plea guilty: report

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On Tuesday, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn moved to withdraw his guilty plea for lying to the FBI officials investigating Russia:

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Flynn’s legal team argue that federal prosecutors broke their end of his cooperation agreement, forcing him to take back his plea.

Flynn, who resigned almost immediately after taking office as Trump’s first security adviser, initially confessed to lying about his conversation with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak and moved to cooperate with federal prosecutors. However, in mid-2019 he replaced his legal counsel with Sidney Powell, a right-wing activist lawyer who threw out Flynn’s previous legal strategy and tried instead to put the whole system on trial — with disastrous results.

Prosecutors are seeking for Flynn to be jailed for six months.


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‘You bankrupted them before you bailed them out’: Twitter fires back at Trump video praising farmers

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This Wednesday, the official Twitter account for the White House posted a video featuring President Trump giving praise to America's farmers, but some of the responses in the comment thread beneath the video were less than optimistic.

"Our farmers are brilliant, what they do is incredible," Trump says in the video. "If you look at the technology and the kind of things that have taken place over the last ten years on farms ... and what's happened with respect to farming ... not only has it become very complex, but has grown in so many ways. So I just want to thank our farmers, I want to thank you for the support -- you're brilliant in every way. Few people could do what you do."

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White House flack gets busted after claiming Trump ‘barely knows’ GOPer who took pardon offer to Assange

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White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham claimed on Wednesday that President Donald Trump "barely knows" former Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), who has been linked to a possible pardon for Julian Assange.

At a pre-trial hearing earlier on Wednesday, Assange asserted that he had been offered a pardon in exchange for publicly denying that Russia hacked Democratic National Committee servers during the 2016 election campaign.

Rohrabacher admitted in 2017 that he had tried to broker a deal between Assange and the White House.

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WATCH: Fox News host grills WH spokesman on why Trump is ignoring Barr’s call to stop tweeting

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During an appearance on Fox News this Wednesday, White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley addressed reports of tension between President Trump and Attorney General Bill Barr over comments Barr made suggesting that he's fed up with Trump's tweeting. According to Gidley, the relationship between the two is strong.

Gidley was then pressed by America's Newsroom anchor Ed Henry on reports that Barr is considering resigning over Trump's tweets about the Roger Stone case.

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