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Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn reacted online to news that the Justice Department was dropping the case against him with a heartwarming video.

The retired United States Army Lieutenant General shared a patriotic clip of his grandson reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and holding an American flag on Thursday, just a short time after the Justice Department announced it was dropping the criminal case against him.

“My grandson Travis…“and JUSTICE for ALL,” read the caption in Flynn’s tweet, a telling reaction to the abrupt reversal in a case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller.

The case was dropped after a lead prosecutor, Brandon Van Grack, withdrew on Thursday and the DOJ agreed with Flynn’s lawyers, according to court documents filed later that day.

Prosecutors had claimed for the past three years that Flynn had lied to the FBI in 2017 about contacts with a Russian ambassador. Though he pleaded guilty, Flynn moved to withdraw that in January of this year as his lawyer, Sidney Powell, argued that he had been set up.

The release of unsealed FBI notes which showed the crooked intentions of the agency when the former national security adviser was ambushed in an interview in 2017 appeared to back that up. Fox News anchor Bret Baier accused the FBI of trying to “create a crime” in its investigation and the bombshell revelation prompted a rare tweet from Flynn posting a telling 12-second video of an American flag that set off a virtual standing ovation on Twitter.

U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen, the top federal prosecutor in St. Louis who was appointed by Attorney General William Barr to investigate how Flynn’s case was handled, had recommended dropping the case last week. In a statement, he said that he “briefed Attorney General Barr on my findings, advised him on these conclusions, and he agreed,” the Associated Press reported.

U.S. Attorney Tim Shea signed Thursday’s ruling which said there was nothing on Flynn’s Russia calls “to indicate an inappropriate relationship between Mr. Flynn and a foreign power” and that the FBI had no reason to continue its investigation once it found he had done nothing illegal.

President Trump celebrated the news on Thursday.

“Things are falling out now and coming in line showing what a hoax this whole investigation was,” he told reporters. “It was a total disgrace, and I wouldn’t be surprised if you see a lot of things happen over the next number of weeks. This is just one piece of a very dishonest puzzle.”

Democrats, as expected, had a meltdown.

Former federal prosecutors and FBI officials, Democrats and more, slammed the decision and targeted Barr, accusing him of doing the president’s bidding.

In an interview with CBS, Barr pointed out that since it was never established that Flynn even committed a crime, it was  the “duty” of the Justice Department to dismiss the case.

“No, I’m doing the law’s bidding,” he told CBS News senior investigative reporter Catherine Herridge in the interview.

He added that he is ready to take the inevitable attacks against him for the decision.

“I’m prepared for that, but I also think it’s sad that nowadays, these partisan feelings are so strong that people have lost any sense of justice,” Barr said.

Meanwhile, Flynn’s powerful video of his grandson spoke volumes on Twitter where many expressed their admiration for the retired general.

 

 

Frieda Powers

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