The Justice Department is dropping criminal charges against Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser.

In documents filed Thursday in federal court in Washington, D.C., the Justice Department said it was recommending that the judge dismiss the criminal case “after a considered review of all the facts and circumstances of this case, including newly discovered and disclosed information.”

“The Government has concluded that the interview of Mr. Flynn was untethered to, and unjustified by, the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Mr. Flynn,” the filing said.

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