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Lee Zeldin on Why He'd Be 'Proud' to Serve with Flynn Again
Townhall.com ^ | April 30, 2020 | Cortney O'Brien

Posted on 04/30/2020 9:03:38 AM PDT by Kaslin

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.) is awaiting his fate. The former national security advisor pled guilty to lying to federal investigators about his contact with Russia's U.S. ambassador Sergey Kislyak in 2017 but has since signaled his intention to withdraw that plea. And this week's new exculpatory evidence revealed that Flynn may have been "framed" by the FBI.

The unsealed documents reveal that FBI agents were less interested in information on Kislyak, and more interested in getting Flynn in trouble. The seemingly damning notes were written by former FBI general counsel James A. Baker.

#FLYNN docs just unsealed, including handwritten notes 1/24/2017 day of Flynn FBI interview. Transcript: “What is our goal? Truth/Admission or to get him to lie, so we can prosecute him or get him fired?” Read transcript notes, copy original just filed. @CBSNews pic.twitter.com/8oqUok8i7m— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) April 29, 2020

Perhaps sensing freedom, Flynn tweeted out a video of an American flag blowing in the wind.

pic.twitter.com/Q833u4Is8h— General Flynn (@GenFlynn) April 29, 2020

As he awaits his fate, Flynn knows he has a friend and a comrade in Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY). The congressman served with Flynn at Fort Huachuca and remembered him as a leader who "inspired all in our ranks." Fort Huachuca is a U.S. Army installation just north of Mexico. The two men served together in the early 2000s.

As a Military Intelligence Officer at @Fort_Huachuca, AZ, then COL Michael Flynn was my 1st Brigade Commander. He was a dedicated leader, teacher, motivator & patriot who loved, mentored & inspired all in our ranks. I was proud to serve w/ him then. I'd be honored to do so again! https://t.co/gt1Z3dsesQ— Lee Zeldin (@RepLeeZeldin) April 30, 2020

At a recent White House coronavirus task force meeting, President Trump was asked if there's any reason why he wouldn't ask Flynn to rejoin his administration if he's exonerated. Trump said he'd look into it, adding that Flynn was a great patriot who'd been treated terribly. 

He added a message for the media on Thursday.

.@CNN doesn’t want to speak about their persecution of General Michael Flynn & why they got the story so wrong. They, along with others, should pay a big price for what they have purposely done to this man & his family. They won’t even cover the big breaking news about this scam!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 30, 2020



TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fbi; judgesandcourts; leezeldin; michaelflynn; russia
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1 posted on 04/30/2020 9:03:38 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Whenifhow; null and void; aragorn; EnigmaticAnomaly; kalee; Kale; AZ .44 MAG; Baynative; bgill; ...

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2 posted on 04/30/2020 9:15:33 AM PDT by bitt (Much of our culture is intended to traumatize us, as traumatized people are easily controlled)
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To: Kaslin

had to do a double take...at first glance i thought it said “Led Zeppelin” not Lee Zeldin...


3 posted on 04/30/2020 9:19:30 AM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Kaslin

Trump should restore Flynn with back-pay, cover all legal fees, including the upcoming law suits. All those in the chain who did this to Flynn should receive the death sentence- including those in the media who assisted. They assassinated a good man, plain and simple.


4 posted on 04/30/2020 9:19:35 AM PDT by Dogbert41 (Jerusalem is the city of the Great King!!!)
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To: Kaslin

I remember Flynn as our commanding general. Competent, full of energy, and with the qualities I expect from all generals. I don’t recall if he was MG or LTG at the time.


5 posted on 04/30/2020 9:19:55 AM PDT by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org)
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To: God luvs America

If it keeps on raining the levee is going to break!


6 posted on 04/30/2020 9:20:32 AM PDT by Dogbert41 (Jerusalem is the city of the Great King!!!)
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To: Dogbert41

Exactly, otherwise these traitors skate and continue...
Where is a flamethrower?


7 posted on 04/30/2020 9:21:05 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (Welcf theome to North Mexico, Gringo's it...)
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To: gathersnomoss

Where is a flamethrower?


Just think if Trump sent those traitors to North Korea so Kim Jung Un could execute them? I’m sure he would come up with an appropriate method.


8 posted on 04/30/2020 9:26:46 AM PDT by HombreSecreto (The life of a repo man is always intense)
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To: Dogbert41

Trump should restore Flynn with back-pay, cover all legal fees, including the upcoming law suits. All those in the chain who did this to Flynn should receive the death sentence- including those in the media who assisted. They assassinated a good man, plain and simple.

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Agree!!


9 posted on 04/30/2020 9:28:02 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: God luvs America

My congressman. Great guy.


10 posted on 04/30/2020 9:34:07 AM PDT by Vaquero ( Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: God luvs America

Ha. Same thing here.


11 posted on 04/30/2020 9:34:53 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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12 posted on 04/30/2020 9:40:07 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: God luvs America

Beat me to it!

“Led Zeppelin “?


13 posted on 04/30/2020 9:40:55 AM PDT by faucetman (Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Dogbert41

I fully agree.


14 posted on 04/30/2020 9:53:14 AM PDT by The Duke (President Trump = America's Last, Best Chance)
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To: God luvs America

You and me both! :-)


15 posted on 04/30/2020 9:58:41 AM PDT by jackibutterfly (My mind is wandering, and I'm following it!)
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To: Kaslin

I hope Comey and McCabe hang for this.

But I still want answers, which probably won’t be forthcoming for years, to help me understand this situation better. Flynn has been in the deep-state, IC game for years. He should know how evil political hacks at the highest levels can be. He also knows he was innocent. He should figured out pretty quickly it was a set-up and flimsy perjury trap. OK, they were “going after” his son, which was probably BS also. So why plead guilty? What was he thinking? The FBI and DOJ still bankrupted the entire family and dragged his name through the mud for 3 years.

Second question - WHY did he hire Eric Holder’s law firm for his defense? Really?! That boggles the mind.


16 posted on 04/30/2020 10:41:24 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Kaslin

I served with Mike Flynn and I’d be more than happy to work with him again. He was one of the three or four finest officers I knew.

I’m still wondering about the accusations of him lying to Pence. Mike’s reputation was not that he was a liar, but exactly the opposite, i.e., a guy who always spoke his mind and when he stepped on his crank, you’d hear it from him first. He was all about doing the right thing for the right reason - always and without exception.


17 posted on 04/30/2020 10:59:05 AM PDT by ManHunter (You can run, but you'll only die tired... Army snipers: Reach out and touch someone)
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“Lee Zeldin on Why He’d Be ‘Proud’ to Serve with Flynn Again”

Flynn needs to be careful with him, as he may send him to Kashmir (or up a long stairway).


18 posted on 04/30/2020 11:12:48 AM PDT by BobL
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To: God luvs America

I’m in good company then.


19 posted on 04/30/2020 11:36:06 AM PDT by Moonlighter
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To: God luvs America
had to do a double take...at first glance i thought it said “Led Zeppelin” not Lee Zeldin…

He could adopt that as his campaign slogan. Or not (remember the Hindenburg).

20 posted on 04/30/2020 2:17:04 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Caveat Emperor)
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