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  • President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia during the presidential transition, arrives for his sentencing at the U.S. District Court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
    Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge states disgust

    A federal judge abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Tuesday, saying he could not hide his disgust for Flynn’s crime of lying to the FBI and warning that he could send the retired Army lieutenant general to prison.

  • In this Feb. 1, 2017, photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is relaxed and hopeful even as the possibility of prison looms when he's sentenced in the Russia probe Tuesday. The retired three-star general pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about conversations he had with the then-Russian ambassador to the U.S. during President Donald Trump's White House transition. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
    Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

    The filing from special counsel Robert Mueller comes four days before Flynn gets sentenced on a charge of lying to the FBI about his conversations with the then-Russian ambassador to the United States.

  • The US Capitol dome is seen at sunrise over Washington, D.C., Sept. 25, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
    House panel officially clears Trump, but finds Russian cyber interference

    The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday released a lengthy report concluding it found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign, a finding that drew praise from the president and rebuttals from Democrats.

  • Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP)
    Democratic report warns of Russian meddling in Europe, US

    A new report by Senate Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe and concludes that even as some Western democracies have responded with aggressive countermeasures, President Donald Trump has offered no strategic plan to bolster their efforts.

  • Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Susan Walsh/AP)
    Trump's favorite general: Michael Flynn's rise and fall

    Michael Flynn was President Donald Trump’s favorite general, rapidly vaulted to prominence by his fiery speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention about jailing Hillary Clinton and by Trump’s decision to reward him with a plum job as his top national security aide.

  • In this June 21, 2017, file photo, Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election at the Capitol in Washington. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
    Grand jury testimony in Flynn probe put off, source says

    Prosecutors working with special counsel Robert Mueller have postponed grand jury testimony related to the private business dealings of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a person familiar with the ongoing investigation into Trump campaign associates and Russian election interference told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

  • In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, Michael Flynn arrives for a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (Evan Vucci/AP)
    Citing probes, Defense Intelligence Agency bars access to Flynn records

    The Defense Intelligence Agency is refusing to publicly release a wide array of documents related to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, saying that turning them over could interfere with ongoing congressional and federal investigations.

  • In this Saturday, July 30, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses while speaking at a rally in Pittsburgh during a bus tour through the rust belt. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
    Inside story: How Russians hacked the Democrats' emails

    Nineteen thousand lines of raw data associated with the theft of Hillary Clinton campaign emails shows how the hackers dodged strict security measures to pull it off.