Friday, December 01, 2017

In Like (The Guilty Mr.) Flynn...What's It Really All About, Alfie?


This morning former Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn plead guilty to one count of lying to the FBI and thus likely protected himself and his son, to further prosecution.

Which means he likely cut a deal for cooperation.


What does this mean for the rest of the Trumplandians?

Richard Painter and Norman Eisen put it succinctly in their late in the day NYTimes OpEd that will come out in the dead tree edition of the Grey Lady tomorrow:

...Lest there be any doubt about what is happening, the statement of the offense filed along with Mr. Flynn’s plea shows that he is prepared to testify that the communications that he lied about, concerning conversations with the Russian ambassador in December 2016, were discussed with multiple members of the transition team — including one “senior official” and one “very senior member.” It is not yet clear who those individuals are, but transition officials and members included Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. as well as Vice President Mike Pence, Representative Devin Nunes of California; the former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

Go figure!

Can you tell that classes ended today at the fine institution where I ply my trade....Now, what shall today's AdventJuke offering be....How about that Tom Wait's tune that everyone pines for this time of year?...Stay tuned!


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