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Backlash Hits The Department Of Justice After They Drop Flynn Prosecution

Former US National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn arrives for his sentencing hearing in Washington, DC on December 18, 2018.
Former US National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn arrives for his sentencing hearing in Washington, DC on December 18, 2018.

Coronavirus has dominated headlines across America. 

But last Thursday, news flared up from the Department of Justice. Attorney General William Barr had decided to drop the prosecution of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

The decision has set off a wave of backlash – including from Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee, and from nearly 2,000 former D.O.J. attorneys.

A.G. Barr has a history of controversial decisions, when it comes to handling fallout from the Russia investigation and dealing with former Trump associates

What happens now that these charges against Flynn have been dropped? 

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