A court of appeal in the United States has ordered the termination of the proceedings against the President of Donald trump's former National security Advisor, Michael Flynn. Thus, a majority of two of the three competent judges on Wednesday followed a request by the justice Ministry to terminate the procedure of the lower instance.
Trump welcomed the decision on Twitter immediately as a "toll". The legal battle could set even more: despite the recent arrangement, to a hearing before the court of appeal.
Flynn had been in 2017, only 23 days as National security Advisor in office. Later, he admitted in the course of the investigation, because of possible Russian influence on the American presidential election of 2016, to have the Federal police, the FBI lied to. Vice-President Mike Pence, he is to have in the matter lied to.
In January, Flynn had requested that his confession be withdrawn. The Ministry of justice called for in may in a highly unusual step, the end of the procedure. It was not convinced that the hearing of Flynn's was in January 2017 on a legitimate investigation base, it was called to, among other things.
Trump had celebrated Flynn as a "hero". The procedure has now become an election issue, the Republicans incite your base against an alleged conspiracy of the Establishment.Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 21:19