We’ve learned that President Trump’s former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has moved to withdraw a guilty plea that he previously submitted in court.
Flynn’s plea stemmed from Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation into meritless accusations of Trump-Russia collusion.
Flynn now faces up to six months behind bars for a charge of lying to investigators, even though the investigators who spoke with Flynn have since admitted that they never believed that Flynn lied to them.
Rather, Flynn was both tricked and pressured into pleading to the charge. Investigators told Flynn they believed he lied to investigators, even though they did not. They also threatened to go after Flynn’s family if Flynn did not plead guilty.
It seems that Flynn was merely doing what many people would do: look out for the well-being of their loved ones.
In reality, the reason Flynn is facing punishment…