The canary is singing his heart out
Robert S. Mueller III’s sentencing memo for Michael Flynn has finally dropped. And boy, is it a doozy.
Now, one would think not, since six of its thirteen pages are redacted.
But even the redactions tell a huge story.
First off, Mueller recommends no jail time for Flynn. As people much smarter than I have already said, to get off scot-free means that Flynn provided the keys to the kingdom.
Also, most of the redactions deal with an as-yet secret investigation, not the Trump/Russia scandal. And it’s a criminal investigation. Since Flynn’s only utility is in all things Trump, one can only surmise this is related to Trump. And, as this tweet correctly observes:
Trump/Russia is already pretty bad. What could be even worse that such redaction is necessary?
This memo, although it didn’t spell out the conspiracy more fully, should have everyone in Trump’s orbit checking their bowels. It’s not good news. Flynn has squealed, and he’s offered their heads on a platter to Mueller. I can only imagine a mad rush to the Special Counsel’s office to strike plea deals. And remember, the sentencing memos for Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen come Friday, and those may in fact set out the case against Donald Trump.
It’s the season for treason, it seems.
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