World News: 18:14 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019. [Stock Market via SPi World News]
Powell, who has previously urged Flynn to withdraw his guilty plea over lying to the FBI https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/flynn-pleads-guilty-to-lying-on-russia-cooperates-with-u-s-probe-idUSKBN1DV50N about his contacts with Russia, suggested her client would not withdraw his plea and would adhere to the terms of his guilty plea signed in December 2017. 'Attorney Powell is honored to represent General Flynn and he will continue to cooperate with the government in all matters,' the statement said. The move comes about a week after Flynn fired two lawyers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/former-trump-adviser-flynn-shakes-up-legal-team-court-filing-idUSKCN1T723B who had represented him since before the Mueller probe started in May 2017, prompting speculation the retired general might be looking to revoke his admission of guilt.
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