“I can’t thank Attorney General Barr and Mr. Jensen and Mr. Durham enough for having the integrity and fortitude to get to the bottom of this because that’s what it takes,” she continued.
Powell has asked U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan to vacate the case.
Former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy broke down the new documents and said it’s clear FBI agents put Flynn in a perjury trap.
“I think what we’re seeing is a meticulously planned out scheme to try to get a 33-year combat veteran of the United States to say something inaccurate so that they’d have a basis to charge him with false statements or otherwise get him fired,” McCarthy said. They did not have a legitimate investigative reason for doing this. There was no criminal predicate. There was no reason to treat him as a criminal suspect.”
“For years a number of us have been arguing that this looked like a perjury trap. We’re now seeing the paper trail start to catch up with what common sense has said for a longtime,” he continued.