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In Appellate Brief, DOJ Unloads On Behavior
Of Rogue Judge In Flynn Case

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Posted By: earlybird, 6/2/2020 11:52:51 AM

The Department of Justice on Monday unloaded on the antics of the rogue federal judge overseeing the Michael Flynn trial, accusing him of usurping the constitutional authority of the executive branch to make prosecutorial decisions and ignoring both statutory law and federal court precedent requiring him to dismiss the case against Flynn.(Snip)n a sign of how important DOJ views the underlying constitutional issues in the case, the formal brief to the appellate court wasn’t just signed by the line attorney managing the government’s case. Instead, it was signed by Noel J. Francisco, the Solicitor General of the United States who is tasked with representing the U.S. government in the most

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 6/2/2020 12:14:55 PM (No. 429577)
Sullivan was ordered to hold up Flynn, and is "dying trying", effectively. Clearly they do NOT want Flynn free and able to start pointing out where all "the bodies are buried". They were desperate to keep him out of power, and are still desperate. Flynn must REALLY have some explosive information to bring to bear on the corrupt cabal that The Zero put in place in the DoJ, FBI and CIA. The fact that they are fighting this hard proves it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: curious1 6/2/2020 12:38:35 PM (No. 429610)
Or they're using this as a distraction, so something else won't be uncovered in time. Or both. Only costs them one corrupt judge, and they have a slew of them, enough to expend one, even if he is on a district court. Wonder what they win if successful?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/2/2020 12:41:42 PM (No. 429615)
Flynn will be exonerated by summer's end-or sonner, I hope, for Flynn's sake. Then we will learn what the Democrats were so hellbent upon keeping quiet.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 6/2/2020 12:54:28 PM (No. 429628)
FTA - “ In his own response to the court, also filed on Monday afternoon, an attorney representing Sullivan argued that because DOJ’s motion to dismiss was unopposed by any of the actual parties to the case, he had a duty to become an adversary in the proceedings.” What kind of logic is that? Jeez, a third-grader could argue better than that.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 6/2/2020 1:12:03 PM (No. 429646)
"he had a duty to become an adversary in the proceedings" This is unconstitutional insanity. If a judge becomes an adversary, he has no further standing as an inpartial judge. As others, I wonder WHO Sullivan is trying to protect? Himself? Was he influenced? People in BO's administration? Leftist forces? At some point, Flynn is going to look for redress for how he was treated. Sullivan is showing his bias and his extremely poor grasp of law and is opening himself up further every day to being a defendant in that action.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/2/2020 1:39:53 PM (No. 429687)
Sadly, “Judge” Sullivan is no different than a slew of our other modern “federal judges.”
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 6/2/2020 2:03:15 PM (No. 429730)
Very clear, powerful argument and, thus, should end this mess. But strong, logical, valid arguments don't make much of an impression on Progressives (otherwise they wouldn't be Progressives), so they will continue to act as if Flynn is guilty of something and drag this out forever.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bighambone 6/2/2020 3:14:15 PM (No. 429851)
It’s pretty clear from Judge Sullivan’s actions and his brief to the Circuit Court that his motive is to keep the Flynn case going in his Court Room until after the November election thinking that Biden will be elected thus bringing the Obama crew back into the DOJ. The Democrats certainly do not want General Flynn out there with all charges dropped, spilling all the old Obama-Biden Administration bones into the open during the run up to the election.
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