General Michael Flynn is requesting to withdraw his guilty plea in new court documents the former National Security Advisor and three-star general tweeted on Friday.
Flynn claims that he was railroaded by his lawyers into pleading guilty to lying to the FBI, despite always believing that he was innocent of the charges the federal law enforcement agency is accusing him of. He’s describing reiterating language regarding his communications with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak suggested by his then-lawyers, which was later pounced upon by aggressive federal agents eager to catch the Trump administration official in a lie.
“To have devoted my life to my country, only to be accused of crimes, slandered in the media with false and outrageous claims, and have my family threatened was an unimaginable nightmare-one that those who have not walked in these shoes will find difficult to comprehend.”
General Flynn’s criminal trial is currently set to enter its sentencing phase, with zealous federal prosecutors seeking to place the decorated three-star general in federal prison. The case against Flynn was handed off to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, which famously failed to find any conclusive evidence of Russian interference or collusion into the 2016 Presidential election.
In fact, charges that Mueller’s team brought against more than a dozen Russian nationals for supposed election interference operations were quietly dropped last month, raising serious questions about the fundamental existence of the Mueller probe to begin with.
If the judge overseeing Flynn’s trial accepts his request to reverse his guilty plea, the trial could effectively restart. Flynn could bring up the copious evidence of abuse discovered by Congress on the part of federal law enforcement seeking to prove a supposed Russian collusion plot as part of a prospective legal argument.
Spy-gate Whistleblower Calls Out Republican Senate for Not Subpoenaing Christopher Steele, Stefan Halper
This whistleblower believes the GOP Senate is protecting these disreputable spooks.
Steven Schrage, the man who unwittingly set up former Trump foreign-policy adviser Carter Page with federal informant Stefan Halper while he was a Cambridge University PhD candidate, is speaking out about the unethical process that went into setting up the deep state’s spying operation against Page.
“I had had a long background working on crime and terrorism at the White House and Congress, and went to Cambridge to finish a PhD I started years earlier at Harvard, and my intent was always to have a conference that looked at presidential campaigns and national security risk,” Schrage said to Maria Bartiromo on Fox News.
He explained that the Cambridge Four, a bumbling crew of disreputable spies including Halper and infamous phony dossier writer Christopher Steele, used his conference as a way to subvert the Trump administration and boost their sagging careers.
Schrage said that Halper grew intently involved after Page joined the conference as a Trump administration representative and tried to work Page to get into the White House fold. Big League Politics broke the story of Halper being an intelligence operative deployed by the deep state to inform on the Trump administration years ago.
“The spark that I really think set this off was when Stephan Halper, Christopher Steele’s old boss Richard Deerlove, and Page were all together, and Trump was portrayed to my surprise as a national security threat, and that’s when the interest really started to bubble in terms of where this took off,” Schrage said.
Halper served as Schrage’s PhD supervisor while at Cambridge. Dealing with the man, Schrage noted the tremendous incompetence and poor temperament of Halper, and how individuals who reach the heights of academia and the intelligence community are often buffoonishly inept.
“One thing I will say that was quite unusual is even after Carter Page had been kind of smeared improperly as a ‘Russian spy,’ Stefan Halper would profusely thank me for introducing him to him,” Schrage said, noting that Halper received multiple six-figure federal payouts for his assistance in the operation.
Schrage expressed outrage that the Republican-controlled Senate has refused to subpoena these spies despite the fact that they were responsible for much of the illegal surveillance against Trump’s associates that occurred at the behest of the departing Obama administration.
“None of the Senate has subpoenaed these or called these people to talk in four years. I think that’s the smoking gun. How are these people being protected? And how are we at a point so close to the election, and with Flynn’s hearing coming up, that nobody has called these people and gotten to the bottom of this?” he wondered.
The entire video can be seen here:
In addition, Schrage wrote an op/ed on the blog of journalist Matt Taibbi detailing exactly what happened while he was embroiled in a scandal that would go on to put Watergate to shame.
“The remaining mysteries of Russiagate are too important to be turned into a game of political football, or buried until after the election when unsubstantiated allegations could be dug up to sabotage Vice President Biden if he is elected president — as I believe was done to President Trump,” Schrage wrote.
“An FBI source had information that should have stopped Carter Page’s invasive surveillance in August 2016 before it started. A covert anti-Trump operative sought to be appointed to one of the world’s most powerful positions that could be used to undermine the president,” he continued.
“This should not be turned into an “October surprise” or later used to throw any new presidential administration into chaos.Allowing politicians and national security officials to cover up or even profit from abuses of power, puts us on course for even greater disasters. America can’t afford another government and media strike out, after four years of too much denial, incompetence, and coverup,” he concluded.
Blue-state voters will not want to hear this, but this investigation of a major-party presidential candidate (and later a president) by a combination of the FBI and hired Democratic Party oppo researchers is much the same story as Watergate, only worse. https://t.co/LaaTcfgaOR
— Matt Taibbi (@mtaibbi) August 10, 2020
If the truth about this deep state spying operation is heard and fully understood by the public before November, Trump is looking at another four years in the White House.
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