Flynn pleaded guilty two years ago, admitting he lied to the FBI about his conversations with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. during the Trump transition. A year ago, the government said he deserved credit for admitting his misconduct and cooperating with prosecutors in investigating Flynn’s former business partner. But prosecutors said recently that he failed to live up to the bargain and no longer deserves leniency.
…Flynn’s lawyers have [file a motion] seeking to withdraw his guilty plea, which has delayed his sentencing.
Judge sets high bar for former Trump adviser Flynn to withdraw guilty plea