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Mueller urges no prison time for ‘help­ful’ Flynn

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Spe­cial coun­sel Robert Mueller yes­ter­day rec­om­mended that ex-na­tional se­cu­rity ad­viser Michael Flynn serve no prison time, cit­ing his “sub­stan­tial as­sis­tance” with on­go­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tions into Rus­sian in­ter­fer­ence in the 2016 US cam­paign, ac­cord­ing to a new court fil­ing.

Flynn was forced out of his post as na­tional se­cu­rity ad­viser in Fe­bru­ary 2017 af­ter the White House said he mis­led ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fi­cials, in­clud­ing Vice-Pres­i­dent Mike Pence, about his con­tacts with Sergey Kislyak, Rus­sia’s am­bas­sador to the United States at the time. (Wash­ing­ton Post)

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