BREAKING: Michael Flynn to plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI, which may signal his cooperation

It’s being reported now that Michael Flynn is pleading guilty to making false statements to the FBI over his communications with the Russian Ambassador:

NBC’s Pete Williams says this is the least charge they could have brought against Flynn and signals he is cooperating with Mueller:

So while this isn’t Russian collusion, Ed Morrissey suggests it’s bad for the White House if Flynn is cooperating:

There will be a plea hearing in a hour or so. We’ll bring you more on this if anything else big breaks on this story.

UPDATE:

Judge Napolitano is reporting on Fox News that this plea deal is significant. He said that Flynn could have served up to 60 years in prison based on what Mueller had on him. But this plea deal reduces that time from 60 years to between 6 and 12 months.

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