Bijan Rafiekian's trial in the Eastern District of Virginia turns on whether he conspired with Flynn
and others to lobby on Turkey's behalf to try to convince the U.S.
Meanwhile, the judge in the case ordered that portions of special counsel Robert Mueller's report that relate to Flynn
be unredacted and made public by the end of the month.
Sullivan, left no doubt that he viewed Flynn
's crimes as serious enough to warrant prison time despite a recommendation from prosecutors that he receive a lenient sentence, The New York Times reported.
Sullivan also noted that Flynn
had operated as an undeclared lobbyist for Turkey even as he worked on Trump's campaign team and prepared to be his White House national security adviser.
(left) with US President Donald Trump and the then chief-of-staff Reince Priebus (right) at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, in December 2016.
But Mueller's team on Friday rejected the assertions that Flynn
was caught off guard by questioning, as he was committed to his false story. As the (https://www.cnn.com/2018/12/14/politics/mueller-team-responds-to-flynn/index.html) sentencing memo reads, Flynn
"chose to make false statements about his communications with the Russian ambassador weeks before the FBI interview, when he lied about the topic to the media, the incoming Vice President, and other members of the presidential transition team.
Thepurchasebrings the total number of Flynn
's restaurants to 1,245 in 33 states, including the largest Applebee's franchisee, the second-largest Panera Bread franchisee and the third-largest Taco Bell franchisee.
, who became a grandmother earlier this month, was spared jail by Judge Anthony Cross at Wednesday's hearing.
"When we first got Flynn
, the rescue told us to leave him in the office for two days to get him accustomed to his new home," says vice president Lisa Kelly.
Kirklees Magistrates' Court heard that the couple's relationship broke down after the woman found out Flynn
had a previous conviction for a sexual offence.
is a career Army intelligence officer (also an alumnus of the Naval War College and a Middletown, Rhode Island, native) who reached the three-star rank of lieutenant general.
Washington DC (USA) December 3 ( ANI ) The emails obtained by the New York Times revealed that former national security adviser Michael Flynn
communicated with the members of the transition team to reassure Russia after the Obama led US government placed sanctions against the country for attempting to influence the 2016 elections.