Based on the defendant’s conduct since the time of the December 18, 2018, sentencing hearing, the government also does not believe the defendant should receive credit for acceptance of responsibility. Indeed, the government has reason to believe, through representations by the defendant’s counsel, that the defendant has retreated from his acceptance of responsibility in this case regarding his lies to the FBI. For that reason, the government asks this Court to inquire of the defendant as to whether he maintains those apparent statements of innocence or whether he disavows them and fully accepts responsibility for his criminal conduct.
— United States Attorney Jessie K. Liu in a sentencing memo recommending a sentence of up to 6 months for former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Flynn was all set to walk having offered prosecutors some measure of cooperation before hiring Sidney Powell who promptly tried to blow up his guilty plea and got him raising money from QAnon freaks. All in all, this could be his worst decision since, you know, lying to the FBI.
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