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Special Counsel Mueller’s office released the sentencing recommendations for former national security advisor Michael Flint. The government said after they confronted him in what he must have known was evidence of his lying, he cooperated fully, and provided “substantial assistance” in a “timely” manner. In other words, whatever he told them got other people to confess.

The question remains, why did he lie in the first place? He’s not a stupid guy. Can ideology that intense short circuit your common sense? Or is there something else he was trying to hide?

His cooperation resulted in assistance to a criminal investigation, a counterintelligence investigation and something else. Almost everything is redacted. Very frustrating. But there’s more to come from Mueller this week so as Preet Bharara would say, “Stay Tuned”.

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North Carolina, Michigan and Wisconsin Republicans are acting like the only elections that count are the ones where they win. No other party or winners count.

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