Dismissal of Michael Flynn Prosecution Ordered by D.C. Federal Appellate Court; Department of Justice Considered FBI Investigation of Former Trump National Security Advisor Improper

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, on Wednesday, June 24, by a 2-1 decision, ordered a federal district court to dismiss charges against former Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Despite Flynn having earlier pled guilty in the prosecution, the Department of Justice had moved to set aside the guilty plea and dismiss the case, due to problems uncovered with the FBI investigation that had given rise to Flynn’s prosecution. …

SCW NEWSWATCH: “Coronavirus Cases Are Accelerating Across U.S.; The seven-day average of new infections in 33 states is higher than it has been in the past two weeks” – Wall Street Journal

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“Covid-19’s spread is picking up steam in a larger swath of the U.S. as cases have increased at a faster rate nationwide for nearly two weeks, an acceleration that isn’t attributable solely to increased testing …. Thirty-three states … had a seven-day average of new cases … Tuesday … higher than their average across the last two weeks … the situation in 21 states at the start of the month, so the data reflect recent increases …. “

SCW NEWSWATCH: “Trump Wants To Challenge Biden To Cognitive Test As Dems Quietly Admit Joe Lacks ‘Mental Acuity'” – Union Journal :: SteveWire

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“… Trump wants to challenge … Biden to … a cognitive test … [T]op Democrats quietly admit their man lacks ‘mental acuity.’ In a[] [Washington Post] article … White House insiders revealed that during a cabinet meeting in early June …. Trump discussed the cognitive screening test that he took in 2018 within his physical examination, and remarked that Biden may likely never manage to pass this kind of test. The President went on to suggest that that he should challenge Biden to take the test. This isn’t the first time that President Trump has questioned the mental acuity of Biden. … often describ[ing] his … opponent as ‘Sleepy Joe’ ….”

SCW NEWSWATCH: “North Korea reportedly threatens ‘new round of the Korean War’ to end U.S.” – New York Post :: SteveWire

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“North Korea’s embassy in Moscow has threatened to use its nation’s nuclear weapons against the United States in what they claim would be ‘a particularly sensational event,’ a Russian state-owned news agency reports. …. The agency quotes the embassy as stating …. ‘A new round of the Korean War will add a particularly sensational event to the history of mankind, which will put an end to another empire, whose name is the United States’ …. While the statement has not been reported elsewhere, it was released in the days ahead of the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War. …”