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WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Judge orders Flynn to stay within 50 miles of DC

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Judge Emmet Sullivan is throwing another wrench into former national security adviser Michael Flynn‘s plans. Just hours after delaying Flynn’s sentencing, Sullivan is now saying Flynn must stay within 50 miles of the District … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | The Latest: Judge orders Flynn to stay within 50 miles of DC

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted reality in expanding probes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him. He insists that payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal during the 2016 campaign were “private transactions” and that any … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s distorted reality in expanding probes

WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with Trump

WASHINGTON— With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel. Trump and Rudy Giuliani used Twitter and television interviews Sunday to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump lawyer Giuliani rules out Mueller interview with Trump

WASHINGTON | Giuliani: ‘Over my dead body’ will Mueller interview Trump

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump’s attorney is categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani told “Fox News Sunday” that an interview would happen “over my dead body.” The special counsel, who is investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, has continued to ask for an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Giuliani: ‘Over my dead body’ will Mueller interview Trump

WASHINGTON | Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

WASHINGTON — The special counsel’s office pushed back Friday at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he agreed on his own to meet with federal agents and did not need a warning that it was against the law to lie to them. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mueller: FBI is not to blame for Flynn’s false statements

PROVIDENCE, R.I | As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame. People close to him tell The Associated Press that as the possibility of prison looms, Flynn is relaxed and hopeful, eager to get through Tuesday’s sentencing and move forward. … Continue reading PROVIDENCE, R.I | As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Flynn requests probation, community service

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser is asking for probation and community service in his false statements case stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Michael Flynn is making the request in court papers … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Flynn requests probation, community service

WASHINGTON | Flynn argues against prison time in Russia investigation

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, asked a judge Tuesday to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an “uncharacteristic error in judgment.” The arguments to the judge echoed those of special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, which last week said … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Flynn argues against prison time in Russia investigation