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Michael Flynn s efforts to force federal judge to dismiss case faces a skeptical appeals court

WASHINGTON Michael Flynn s efforts to force an end to the criminal case against him faced a skeptical appeals court Tuesday, as judges questioned whether the presiding judge overstepped his authority when he refused to immediately dismiss the case. At issue is whether U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan abused his discretion when he appointed a third party, known as an amicus, to challenge the Justice Department s bid to drop its prosecution of President Donald Trump s former national security adviser. Many of the appeals court judges, several of whom were appointed by Democratic presidents, seemed sympathetic to Sullivan s claims that he s entitled to hear a challenge to the Justice...


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