President Donald Trump on Monday called for a "full and complete" sentence for his former lawyer Michael Cohen, accusing him of lying about Trump's business dealings with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential campaign to get reduced jail time.
Though prosecutors withheld specific details of Flynn's cooperation because of ongoing investigations, their filing nonetheless underscores the breadth of how much information Mueller has obtained from people close to Trump as the president increasingly vents his anger at the probe - and those who cooperate with it.
Flynn was forced out of his post as national security adviser previous year after officials said he misled Administration officials, including Vice-President Mike Pence, about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States at the time.
Under federal guidelines, the retired Army lieutenant general's crime carries a penalty of up to six months in prison.
In an ABC News interview on Sunday, Stone, a veteran Republican political consultant, denied any impropriety and said he would never give evidence against Trump, with whom he has worked for four decades.
Cohen's lawyers asked the judge in a court filing on Friday not to sentence him to prison.
Flynn was forced to resign his post on February 13, 2017, after news reports revealed that Obama administration officials had warned the Trump White House about Flynn's false statements.
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He is so far the only member of Trump's administration to plead guilty to a crime uncovered during Mueller's wide-ranging investigation into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 USA election and potential collusion by Trump aides.
According to his plea, Flynn discussed US sanctions with Kislyak on Trump's behalf during the presidential transition and said members of the president's inner circle were aware of, and in some cases directing, his efforts.
Among other things, his lawyers said that when Cohen was breaking campaign finance laws at Trump's direction before the election, Cohen was also keeping Trump "contemporaneously informed" of his actions.
With Flynn providing enough valuable information that Mueller feels it's enough for him to finally be sentenced, one can only speculate as to what will come next in he Russian Federation probe, or the other investigations.
President Donald Trump passed Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and National Security Adviser Michael Flynn as he arrives via Air Force One at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, Feb. 6, 2017. A United States official has told The Associated Press that Flynn was in frequent contact with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak on the day the Obama administration imposed sanctions on Russian Federation after U.S. intelligence reported that Russian Federation had interfered with the USA elections.
On Thursday, Cohen added an additional guilty plea, admitting that he lied to Congress about an ultimately unsuccessful effort to build a Trump building in Russian Federation.
He is at the center of what's believed to be an investigation into whether Trump obstructed justice.