Mueller's new memo

The special counsel is recommending no prison time for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who reportedly has been cooperating with investigators. ABC News' Maggie Rulli reports.
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Transcript for Mueller's new memo
Good Wednesday morning everyone I'm not Ebert and up to Rob Brown can decision they're off this week we're gonna get started with some breaking news from Washington overnight a major development in the Russian investigation special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no prison time for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. And Mueller has now revealed that Flynn is helping with more than just one investigation. Overnight as. Donning new memo from special counsel Robert Mueller requesting zero jail time for president trumps former national security advisor Michael Flynn. In the memo Muller acknowledges Lin's cooperation and substantial assistance in the Russian investigation. According to the heavily redacted documents the former general sat for nineteen interviews and provided first hand information about the content and context. Of interactions between trumps transition team and Russian government officials. It also states that plane is assisting the special counsel of information on another unknown criminal investigation. We do not need a reckless president. Who believes. She is a bottle law it was Flynn who lambasted Hillary Clinton at the Republican National Convention in 2016. Leading chance of lock her up. Bought her that's right. Before pleading guilty himself the lying to the FBI. That is conversations with Russian ambassadors a year ago Flynn is the first person to plead guilty in Miller's investigation that could avoid jail time. It altogether. All of now to a judge whether to go easy on Flynn under federal guidelines he could get up to six months in prison. But Mueller recommendation is likely to influence the judge sentencing is scheduled for December 18.

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