GOP attorneys general jointly file amicus brief in support of Flynn ahead of brewing court fight

GOP attorneys general jointly file amicus brief in support of Flynn ahead of brewing court fight
Michael Flynn, RNC 2016. PBS News Hour video

[Ed. – Unity in numbers]

A total of 15 Republican state attorneys general … filed an “amicus” brief in support of former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Monday, Fox News has learned.

The filing stated that the court needed to grant the DOJ’s motion to dismiss the case without commentary immediately “because such punditry disrobes the judiciary of its cloak of impartiality.” The short brief also elaborated on the problems that the court created by “inserting itself into the Justice Department’s exercise of prosecutorial discretion.”

On the recommendation of U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen, who served as an FBI agent for more than a decade, the Justice Department earlier this month moved to drop its case against Flynn. The stunning development came after internal memos were released raising serious questions about the nature of the investigation that led to Flynn’s late 2017 guilty plea of lying to the FBI as his legal fees mounted.

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