Judge Emmet Sullivan, who is overseeing the Flynn case, has ordered the original redacted 302 released. Robert Mueller’s office gave the original 302 to the judge under seal after his order on December 12th.
It was thought that the original 302 was missing since the special counsel previously filed a 302 of Peter Strzok’s account of the interview six months after the fact.
The original 302 is a summary of the notes from the interview of then-National Security Adviser Mike Flynn by the two interviewing agents Peter Strzok and Joe Pientka.
Sullivan said: “that the January 24, 2017 FD-302, which was drafted immediately after Mr. Flynn’s FBI interview, is relevant to Mr. Flynn’s sentencing. The court also finds that the government’s proposed redactions to that document are appropriate.”
He ordered the release of the original redacted 302, prepared by FBI Agent Joe Pientka after Flynn’s Jan. 24, 2017 interview.
According to the redacted original FBI 302 of the Flynn interview, finalized on February 15 (two days after Flynn resigned), Flynn claimed that he never asked the Russians to not escalate following new U.S. sanctions and that he never asked them to vote a certain way at the U.N. He said his comments were more along the lines of asking how they were going to vote, not telling them to vote a certain way[…]
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