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Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filing

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Flynn detailed attempts to obstruct Russia probe: U.S. court filingThe documents revealed for the first time sections that had originally been blacked out before last month’s release of Mueller’s report on his probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. Flynn “informed the government of multiple instances, both before and after his guilty plea, where either he or his attorneys received communications from persons connected to the Administration or Congress that could have affected both his willingness to cooperate and the completeness of that cooperation,” Mueller wrote in a memo originally submitted ahead of Flynn’s planned sentencing on Dec. 18, 2018. In some instances, the SCO was unaware of the outreach until being alerted to it by the defendant,” he wrote, using the acronym for the Special Counsel’s Office.