Judge Emmet Sullivan has agreed to dismiss the Flynn case Tuesday after Trump’s pardon made the case moot.
Per NewMax, in a 43-page opinion, Sullivan said he had been leaning toward denying the Justice Department request to drop the case.
Sullivan said that while he was required by law to throw out the case, he was not persuaded by many of the arguments that prosecutors previously made in urging him to dismiss it.
Sullivan wrote “The court finds both stated rationales dubious to say the least, arguably overcoming the strong presumption of regularity that usually attaches to prosecutorial decisions.”
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