So before I focus on sentencing issues, I need to focus on other issues... I want to focus on the plea first.
“I was aware,”Flynn said..
"No, your honor," Kelner said.
"No, your honor," Kelner said, adding that Flynn stood by his guilty plea.
“I would like to proceed your honor,” Flynn said.
“Because you are guilty of this offense?” the judge said.
“Yes, your honor."
“I’m going to take into consideration the 33 years of military service and sacrifice. I’m going to take into consideration the substantial assistance to several investigations, but I’m also going to take into consideration the aggravating circumstances...
"So all along you were an unregistered agent of a foreign country, while serving as the National Security Advisor to the president of the United States!"
Yes your honor,” Flynn said.
Flynn said yes. We are in recess until 12;30
"A sentence below guidelines range warranted, period," he said, adding Flynn deserves credit for accepting responsibility.