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4 Pressing Questions About Michael Flynn’s Confession

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On Friday, former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his interactions with the Russian ambassador a year ago. Flynn’s talks with the ambassador were reportedly part of a coordinated effort to get started on foreign policy before President Donald Trump was in office.

Glenn’s take:

Bottom line: Flynn’s guilty plea to one count of lying to the FBI doesn’t look good, but it’s not grounds for impeaching Trump on its own.

“If all we get out of this is a lying general and a tax-evading lobbyist, that’s a pretty big letdown,” Glenn said. “Who or what comes next is anyone’s guess.”

Both sides are being unhelpful. Those who are overly eager for impeachment and those trying to overlook the president’s shady dealings both need to wait until we learn more.

Glenn had several questions he’d like answered to know what’s going on:

  • What did Flynn promise to the FBI?
  • Will the investigation unearth truly damning information?
  • Was Flynn’s confession a preamble to worse things?
  • Why can’t Trump get more competent attorneys?

What questions do you have? Ask us in the comment section.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

GLENN: It finally happened on Friday. Impeachment hopefuls and resistance warriors like Keith Olbermann had been waiting with bated breath for months. Salivating over what secrets might Flynn reveal.

We found out Friday -- actually, we didn't find out anything on Friday, but we found out a little, I guess, maybe. Highly anticipated ruling against General Flynn was, wait for it, lying to the FBI. The Mueller hammer that everyone was waiting for on the surface seemed a little underwhelming to some. The question was, what did General Flynn promise to the FBI to receive such a small slap on the wrist? If the investigation stops here and this is all they've got, they've got nothing, I don't think that's the case. After millions of dollars and thousands of man-hours invested, if all we get into this is a lying general and a tax evading lobbyist, that's a pretty big letdown. Manafort and Flynn could very well be act one of a complicated three-act play. That's my guess. Who or what comes next is anyone's guess. But the hyperbolic media reports, the finger pointing, the impeachment calls, that's not helping. And those who say, you got nothing. The president is fine. That's not helpful either.

The president defeating his defense, after every single allegation really isn't the smartest, Mr. President. I don't know where you -- it's like your attorneys are from H&R Block. Those are tax attorneys, man. They can't help you on this. Stop listening to your really crappy attorneys.

So let's get back on track. The investigation better start producing fruit soon. And we all need to look at that fruit and start accepting that fruit, no matter which way it goes. Russian interference is an undisputed fact, Putin is a threat. Russia is a threat. The entire intelligence community is on agreement on this. Russian intelligence services, launched a campaign to publicly sway opinion via social media. They appear to be involved in the Fusion GPS dossier and a meeting at Trump Tower.

More Trump administration officials could be involved, but so can the Democrats and the Clinton campaign and a laundry list of other Americans. This is a serious issue. And if we don't fix this now, imagine what might and what probably will happen during the midterms and the 2020 election.

If this was just the opening salve zero of a much larger Russia influence operation, we're in serious trouble. The media needs to stop with the overreaction, and so do the reporters. Those calling for impeachment every time something comes out, they need to come down. Those who have already made up their minds that he is guilty or not guilty, will also find themselves missing the actual threat. So to all the investigators, the FBI, the DOJ, and all other investigations that are open on this, do your jobs, be thorough, do it quickly, there is too much at stake here.

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'They believe their job is to REMAKE your child': WSJ writer warns public schools may be LOST to woke trans activism

There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it has become incredibly dangerous, Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier told Glenn on the most recent episode of "The Glenn Beck Podcast."

Shrier's book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, she warned, it could end your parental rights for good.

Shrier made it clear she is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy No. 1 to many activists. Her book has been bashed so hard by the Left that Target has stopped selling it twice, Amazon once banned ads for it, and the American Booksellers Association even called sending it to others "a serious, violent incident."

In the clip below, Shrier explained why she believes "there may be no hope for the public school system."

"You have teachers behaving like activists across the country who have no interest in actually teaching. They believe their job is to remake your child," she asserted. "We're seeing so much evidence of that, I think it's fair to say that it may be too deeply rooted in the ideology being taught in public school. I'm not sure that the public school system is redeemable at this point."

Watch the video clip below for more or find the full podcast with Abigail Shrier here:

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Is California ‘PURPOSEFULLY’ destroying this small business?

It seems like some politicians are purposefully trying to destroy the lives and dreams of certain Americans, specifically small business owners. Dave Foldes spoke to Glenn over six months ago after THIS audience raised thousands of dollars for his restaurant that refused to close: Cronies Sports Grill. Now, despite making progress in his administrative battle against LA, the city of Agoura Hills, California is coming for Cronies instead. And the reasoning is INSANE. But Foldes isn't giving up, and neither are his supporters. It's the ultimate David vs. Goliath showdown.

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Trans Activism Will End Your Parental Rights | Abigail Shrier | Ep 110

There's a new "reality" spreading, and the mere act of questioning it is incredibly dangerous. Just ask Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Abigail Shrier. Her book, "Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters," exposes the radical gender activism that — just like critical race theory — has overtaken our children's schools and culture. But even worse, Shrier argues it could end your parental rights for good. She is by no means "anti-trans," but simply speaking up against the extremes of this new "reality" has made her enemy number one to the activists. Recently, the American Booksellers Association even called sending her book to others "a serious, violent incident." Abigail joins Glenn to lay out just how slippery this slope has proven to be and what we — conservatives and liberals — must do to protect our children.

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DEADLY Negligence: Exposing the REAL Origins & Coverup of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Who were the people and groups involved with coronavirus research, and what really went down before and after the pandemic began? On "Glenn TV" this week, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to outline a tale of negligence and then, coverup. The elites of the world - the people calling themselves experts - trusted the Chinese Communist Party with one of the most dangerous weapons we can imagine on this planet--a virus.

Glenn reveals who was involved in a definitive timeline, and argues: If proof of a lab leak does come out, the worlds needs to know EVERYONE that was involved. We must expose the coverup and attempt to control the narrative of the pandemic origins. Everyone from Big Tech, the media, the Chinese and even our own government have been involved. What lies behind the coverup could reveal the dirty secret that, in order to cut corners, the academic elites and government entrusted Communist China with a civilization-killing virus.

Watch the full episode below:

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