Flynn Scheduled to Plead Guilty to Lying to FBI

WASHINGTON -- Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is scheduled to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI.A plea hearing is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. EST. The Justice Department announced Friday that the hearing will take place before U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras at a D.C. federal courthouse. Flynn is accused of "willfully and knowingly" making false statements to the FBI while serving in the Trump administrationCourt documents released Friday show Flynn has been charged with a single count of making false statements.Prosecutors with the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller say Flynn falsely stated to the FBI that he had not discussed sanctions with the then-Russian ambassador to the United States.Flynn is the fourth person charged in connection with Mueller's investigation.The Associated PressPosted by Breaking News reporter Eline de Bruijn  Continue reading...

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