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Flynn's plea bargain: The good, the bad, and the ugly

makeAhistory.comBelow is my column on the Flynn plea agreement and its potential significance to the Russian investigation. One development is that President Donald Trump is now denying that he ever told Director James Comey to let Flynn go. This follows a highly damaging tweet that a Trump lawyer now says was his sloppy mistake. It is another tweet gone awry for the Trump White House. Here is the column: The plea agreement of Michael Flynn, the former White House national security adviser, is a case of the the good, the bad and the ugly for the Trump administration. It is an undeniably significant, though not unexpected, development in the Russia investigation. Flynn was always the most exposed of the high-ranking Trump officials and he lacked a clear defense on some of the allegations regarding his work as a foreign agent. In the famous Western The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, Clint Eastwood's character Blondie explained the difference between a man with a defense and no defense: "You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend, those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." Flynn had to dig for a plea but the question is

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