WATCH: MSNBC's Rachel Maddow reveals how we finally know why Mike Flynn lied
As the Mueller investigation has moved along, names like Roger Stone, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen have moved to center stage. On Friday, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow went back to the start of the saga, when Donald Trump staffers like Michael Flynn and his aide K. T. McFarland were the focus of investigation and speculation. “The big question about Flynn—and this has been raised over and over again by critics of the Mueller investigation—why did Mike …
Why Flynn’s Nuclear Advocacy Was So Dangerous
Flynn’s actions on behalf of companies persuading Middle Eastern countries and the Chinese need a thorough investigation to ensure that his advocacy did not, and is not, undermining U.S. national security.
Mueller urges judge to reject Michael Flynn's 'attempt to minimize' his lies before sentencing
Flynn "does not need to be warned it is a crime to lie to federal agents to know the importance of telling them the truth," the special counsel said, adding he "undoubtedly was aware ... that lying to the FBI carries serious consequences."
In Unexpected Move, Judge Delays Michael Flynn's Sentencing
Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about his Russia contacts
Prosecutor urges public to demand change to bail rules
The New Mexico State Supreme Court affirmed a district court decision to grant bail io Ricardo Soto, a man charged in the death of his son who initially fled
Michael Flynn Judge Seeks Review Of Key FBI Notes Before Sentencing Decision
Ex-Watergate lawyer explains why Manafort isn't a 'first-time offender' and should have the book...
Paul Manafort, the former campaign chair for President Donald Trump, has tried to tell judges that since he’s a first-time offender, he should get a lenient sentence. But former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks called the idea ridiculous. In an MSNBC panel discussion, Wine-Banks said that Manafort’s sentencing could change from being consecutive, which would be a big difference. “This judge is more lenient than the judge in D.C., and the D.C. judge’s opinion and decision …
130 Top Police Chiefs and Prosecutors Urge End to Mass Incarceration
Today, 130 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, and attorneys general from all 50 states join together as a surprising new voice calling for the end to unnecessary incarceration in the U.S. — while maintaining public safety.
RHOC’s Tamra Judge: Why I Have No Belly Button
Real Housewives of Orange County’s Tamra Judge shared a graphic Instagram photo that explained to fans why she has no belly button — see her post
Tamra Judge of CUT Fitness Tells Us What’s Next in Her Journey
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Why You Should Resist the Urge to Clean Out Your Closet
Four years ago, Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying shook a never-ending cycle of consumption to its core. All of a sudden, it seemed like everyone was taking to their closets to suss…
Why a federal judge delayed Michael Flynn's sentencing
A federal judge postponed Michael Flynn’s sentencing Tuesday to better enable him to cooperate with the special counsel’s investigation. The judge also told Flynn, "Arguably, you sold your country out." William Brangham asks former Department of Justice official Carrie Cordero about the judge's strong rhetoric, the credibility of Flynn's lawyers' arguments and what the delayed sentencing means.
Judge rules Flynn's interview with Peter Strzok must be published
Mueller: Flynn lied to FBI voluntarily and on purpose After reviewing the special counsel’s filing related to Michael Flynn’s interview with FBI agents on January 2017, Judge Emmet Sullivan has ruled that the material is “relevant” to Flynn’s sentencing and has ordered the government to publish the interview, known as a “302,” for the public …
State's Top Judge Urges Lawmakers To Do Away With Mandatory Drug Sentences
Speaking at a packed Judiciary Committee hearing on sentencing reform bills, Chief Justice Ralph Gants said sentencing authority should be returned to judges.
North Carolina judge rules voter ID, tax cap amendments unconstitutional
A North Carolina judge on Friday ruled that two amendments, one requiring identification to vote and another capping the state income tax, were unconstitutional because racial gerrymandering meant that the state’s legislature was “illegally constituted.” Wake County Superior Court Judge Bryan Collins found the makeup of the Republican-led North Carolina General Assembly was based on unconstitutional racial gerrymandering when it sent the ballot questions to the…
Here's Why Danny Trejo Is the Definition of "Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover"
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Judge rules ex-prosecutor insane in mom's killing
WEST PALM BEACH — A judge has ruled a former Florida prosecutor with schizophrenia is not guilty by reason of insanity in the slaying of his mother
A judge implied that Flynn was a ‘traitor’ who committed ‘treason.’ What does that actually mean?
The terms have become so misused in contemporary political discourse that we deploy them to describe any act of disloyalty.
Calif.'s Top Comp Judge Urges Attorneys to be Civil
ANAHEIM, California — The Division of Workers' Compensation has assigned a California Highway Patrol officer to each of the state's 22 Workers'
Judge orders public release of what Michael Flynn said in call to Russian ambassador
WASHINGTON - A federal judge on Thursday ordered that prosecutors make public a transcript of a phone call that former national security adviser Michael Flynn tried hard to hide with a lie: his conversation with a Russian ambassador in late 2016 U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington ordered the government also to provide a public transcript of a November 2017 voice mail involving Flynn. In…