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Did Flynn Cooperate To Save His Son?

December 1st, 2017

What does Flynn’s arrest mean? The former National Security Advisor’s guilty plea indicates that he’s cooperating with Mueller. He could have been charged with multiple offenses, from his work with Turkey, to possible perjury charges. But what does that mean for the President and his star-crossed family and administration?

Trump has dealings with the Russians that go back to the 1980’s. Trump towers from Panama to Manhattan have been linked to Russians and money laundering. Was Flynn part of a plot to obstruct Justice? Or was he part of a plot to interfere in our elections? The possible conspiracy to kidnap a Turkish cleric and spirit him back to Turkey also hung in the air.

But the real story here might be between Flynn and his son.

Could prosecutors have promised they would not pursue Michael Flynn Jr for Flynn’s cooperation? Hopefully not. But it was Flynn who brought his adult son into his sketchy world, and that would be my response were I him.

Chip Franklin

Franklin is a 25 year veteran of talk radio, beginning his career in Washington DC during Clinton’s first term. He currently hosts the afternoon show at KGO radio, San Francisco. In addition, Chip is an award-winning filmmaker, comedian, and scribe, garnering seven Edward R Murrow awards, including the National Murrow award for writing. He’s also won The New York Festival honors for his unconventional coverage of The Democratic and Republican conventions, as well as more than 30 AP awards for broadcasting, and numerous appearances on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and CNN. He has appeared at over 500 colleges and universities and more than a hundred Fortune 1000 companies as a speaker, comedian, and media consultant. Marc Fisher, senior editor at the Washington Post says, “Chip adds irony to a medium that rarely trusts its audience to get the joke.” He is however, a mediocre dancer.
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