Earlier, the Ministry of justice dropped the criminal charges against the former adviser to trump national security
Vice-President Mike Pence said Sunday that he would welcome the return of Michael Flynn to the administration trump following the recent decision of the Ministry of justice on the withdrawal of criminal charges against former presidential adviser on national security.
During an interview with the news website, the Axios Pence was asked if he would like to Flynn again worked on President Donald Trump.
“For my part, I would be happy to see Michael Flynn,” said Pence.
Recall that Flynn pleaded guilty to making false statements to Federal investigators more than two years ago. In 2017, Trump said that Flynn was fired because he misled Pence about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak, a few weeks before joining trump in the post. Pence statement may pave the way for the return of Flynn, a retired Lieutenant General and Advisor to the campaign headquarters trump in 2016, the President, if the court will satisfy the request of the Ministry of justice.
Flynn charges were filed in the investigation, which was led by spectracolor Robert Mueller. The subject of the investigation, it was Moscow’s intervention in the presidential elections in 2016 in the United States.
First, Flynn pleaded guilty and promised to cooperate with the prosecution, but then hired new counsel and changed his position.
On Thursday, the Ministry of justice asked the judge to drop the criminal charges against Flynn. This caused criticism from Democrats and others, who accused Attorney General William Barr in illegal protection of friends and associates trump.
What will be the decision of the judge, is unclear.
Flynn’s attorney Sidney Powell in an interview with Fox News on Sunday said that it expects the district judge Emmet Sullivan will support the request of the Ministry of Justice next week.
In April, Trump told reporters he would take Flynn to work.
Democratic lawmakers called the internal oversight body of the Ministry of Justice to investigate the situation with the case of Flynn.