Mike Flynn pleaded guilty to what was obviously a nonsense charge in order to keep Mueller’s gestapo from going after his son. But the sentencing hearing in December became a fiasco when the judge overseeing the case, Emmett Sullivan, basically told Flynn that he was going to ignore the Mueller team’s recommendation an order Flynn to prison. Now we’re getting close to a re-do of that and Flynn has suddenly fired his attorneys.
BREAKING: Michael FLYNN has fired his counsel and is retaining a new lawyer ahead of his sentencing. pic.twitter.com/T5kqfassDX
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) June 6, 2019
BREAKING: Potentially major development in Flynn case as he fires his current lawyers. Could mean he's moving to a more combative, anti-Mueller approach his family and friends often urge on Twitter. Some have urged him to try to withdraw his guilty plea, a difficult task https://t.co/YWgPkuJ3l2
— Josh "ALL CAPS country name and !" Gerstein (@joshgerstein) June 6, 2019
I am not a lawyer so I won’t even try to explain what is happening here beyond noting that it is very difficult, bordering on impossible, to withdraw a guilty plea that has been accepted by a court.