How the Media Embraced Prosecutorial Misconduct As An Article Of Faith

FlynnJonathan Turley – For decades, the legal community has decried common practices used by prosecutors to coerce pleas from defendants. Prosecutors often stack up charges and then drain defendants until they agree to pleading guilty. There was a time when such abuses were regularly called out in leading newspapers. These are not those times.

The Flynn case was a textbook example of these abuses but media commentators quickly adopted the “anyone who pleads guilty must be guilty” mantra. Suddenly, the “proof is in the plea” regardless of false representations, withheld evidence, and conflicting findings in the Flynn case. Continue reading “How the Media Embraced Prosecutorial Misconduct As An Article Of Faith”

Someone committed a crime in the Michael Flynn case. It wasn’t him.

flynnMarc A. Thiessen Let’s be clear: A crime was committed in the Michael Flynn case. But that crime was committed not by the retired general, but by someone who leaked the classified details of his conversations with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

The Justice Department was correct to drop charges against Flynn for lying to the FBI about his communications with Kislyak. The case was reviewed by Jeff Jensen, the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri with two decades of experience as a prosecutor and FBI special agent, and the resulting 108-page motion to dismiss is a searing indictment of FBI misconduct.

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January 5, 2017: A Day that Should Live in Infamy

General FlynnClarice Feldman – This week saw two major legal developments: The government withdrew its prosecution of General Michael Flynn and the transcripts of the 2017-2018 secret basement depositions by the House Committee on Intelligence were finally made public. Altogether they show a scandalous miscarriage of justice and media malpractice, which continues to this day, instigated by Barack Obama.

The Flynn Case

This week the Department of Justice announced that it was withdrawing its prosecution case against General Flynn. Former President Obama leaked his talking points to the ever-compliant press flacks and former officials, claiming that there was no precedent for such a dismissal, a claim that was false, to which he added another falsehood — that Flynn had been charged with perjury. Continue reading “January 5, 2017: A Day that Should Live in Infamy”

Sidney Powell Reacts to Latest Revelations in Flynn Case… [Video]

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Sidney Powell

Sundance – Michael Flynn’s defense counsel, Sidney Powell, calls-in to FBN for an interview to discuss the latest developments in the case against her client. Powell: “There will be more evidence forthcoming. We still have a lot more that they said they will disclose to us.”

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Sidney Powell Unleashed! DOJ Appalling Double Standard [Video]

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Sidney Powell

The American Truth – Author and Super Lawyer Sidney Powell joined Jan Jekielek from the Epoch Times on American Thought Leaders this week after Robert Mueller’s preposterous press conference on the Trump-Russian collusion investigation.

Guilty Until Proven Innocent: Mueller Upends Rule of Law in final appearance.

Sidney Powell also blasted the appalling two-tiered judicial system in the United States today where General Michael Flynn can get set up and prosecuted by deep state operatives while Peter Strzok can leak and lie and get off Scot free. Continue reading “Sidney Powell Unleashed! DOJ Appalling Double Standard [Video]”