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The latest from DC: Mueller advises no prison time for Flynn, several senators briefed on Khashoggi killing by CIA director




Former national security adviser Mike Flynn has been cooperating with prosecutors after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. He could be sentenced by late October.
Former national security adviser Mike Flynn has been cooperating with prosecutors after pleading guilty to lying to the FBI. He could be sentenced by late October.
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President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel’s Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn’t do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday that describes Michael Flynn’s cooperation as “substantial.”

The filing by special counsel Robert Mueller provides the first details of Flynn’s assistance in the Russia investigation, including that he participated in 19 interviews with prosecutors and cooperated extensively in a separate and undisclosed criminal probe. But the filing’s lengthy redactions also underscore how much Mueller has yet to reveal.

Meanwhile, Senators leaving a briefing with CIA Director Gina Haspel yesterday, Tuesday, said they are even more convinced that Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

We get the latest on both these stories.

With files from the Associated Press.

Guests: 

Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times reporter based in Washington, D.C. where he reports on the special counsel investigation; he tweets @ChrisMegerian

Nancy Youssef, reporter covering national security for the Wall Street Journal; she tweets @nancyayoussef