By Townhall. In a memo released Tuesday, Robert Mueller recommended a lenient sentence, with no jail time, for former national security advisor Michael Flynn because of the “substantial” help he’s provided investigators.
“Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the low end of the guideline range, including a sentence that does not impose a term of incarceration – is appropriate and warranted,” the memo states, Fox News reported. . .
The memo doesn’t provide any insights into what Flynn told Mueller. It did, however, note that Flynn provided “communications and documents” about his time in the Trump administration. (Read more from “Michael Flynn Provided ‘Substantial’ Information for Mueller Probe. This Is His Recommended Sentence.” HERE)
Flynn Was Key Cooperator and Deserves Little Prison Time, Mueller Team Says
By New York Times. Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, helped substantially with the special counsel’s investigation and should receive little to no prison time for lying to federal investigators, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Mr. Flynn was a key cooperator who helped the Justice Department with several investigations, prosecutors for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, said. He sat for 19 interviews with Mr. Mueller’s office and other prosecutors and handed over documents and communications, they said.
“His early cooperation was particularly valuable because he was one of the few people with long-term and firsthand insight” into the subject of Mr. Mueller’s investigation — Russia’s election interference and whether any Trump associates conspired, prosecutors wrote in a sentencing recommendation memorandum and an addendum that was heavily blacked out. (Read more from “Flynn Was Key Cooperator and Deserves Little Prison Time, Mueller Team Says” HERE)