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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.

GLENN

INSANITY: High schooler ARRESTED after not wearing mask at school tells her story

On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

You can donate to Grace's legal fund here.

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