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Asserting he was forced to lie, Flynn seeks to withdraw his guilty plea

Jan 16, 2020 - The Boston Globe


The stunning reversal threatens to derail the prosecution of the highest-ranking Trump official charged.


WASHINGTON — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a federal judge Tuesday evening for permission to withdraw his guilty plea of lying to the FBI in Special Counsel Robert Mueller III's probe of Russian election interference, alleging that prosecutors breached his cooperation agreement by demanding his false testimony.

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