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    Mueller Requests No Jail Time for Michael Flynn

    Special counsel Robert Mueller filed heavily redacted court documents Tuesday suggesting President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser shouldn’t spend time behind bars because of his “substantial” cooperation with multiple investigations. Flynn, who pleaded guilty last year to lying to investigators about contact with a Russian ambassador, reportedly sat for 19 interviews and provided documents to assist Mueller’s Russian election interference probe, as well as a separate unidentified criminal investigation. This week Mueller is also expected to outline Michael Cohen’s cooperation and Paul Manafort’s plea agreement violations.

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