Former Trump adviser Flynn asks judge to delay sentencing - court filing
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn asked a judge on Tuesday to delay his sentencing in a case that stemmed from an investigation of possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election campaign. The lawyers asked Judge Emmet Sullivan for a delay of 90 days while Flynn may need to provide more cooperation in the Russia probe being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. The request was made in a joint filing with Mueller, who said he took no position on Flynn's request for a delay.
Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, July 23. Esper was confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote, ending the longest period the Pentagon had been..