Sentencing delayed for ex-Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

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The sentencing of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump‘s former National Security Advisor, has been delayed — it was announced in Federal Court Tuesday.

Judge Emmet Sullivan announced the delay in a Washington D.C. Federal court, after first — according to CNN — giving Flynn a chance to withdraw his plea based on the insistence of his legal team that he was entrapped. Flynn declined, telling the Court that he was not entrapped. But after a recess, the delay was granted at Flynn’s request, so that he can cooperate further.

According to HuffPost reporter Ryan Reilly, Sullivan — a Republican appointee — called Flynn’s crime “very serious.”

“Arguably, you sold your country out,” Sullivan reportedly told Flynn.

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