A Georgia prosecutor filed paperwork seeking to compel testimony from a new batch of Trump allies, including former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
An attorney for the former national security adviser said in court on Tuesday she's been keeping the president in the loop even as the government has sought to drop the charges.
The court has ruled that a judge can hear arguments about the Justice Department's motivations for wanting to end prosecution of President Trump's former national security adviser.
Flynn's supporters say newly unsealed documents related to the FBI's investigation of the former general show the bureau trying to entrap him. But former prosecutors say such discussions are normal.
Michael Flynn, who held the post of national security adviser in the Trump administration for less than a month, was set to be sentenced on Jan. 28.
President Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, got three years in prison, and the publisher of the National Enquirer agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
Defense lawyers told the judge their client gave investigators extensive help and gave the country exemplary military service.
As the year draws to a close and the news cycle continues to reset every day, let's pause and revisit some of the most important news events from 2017.
President Trump's son-in-law was reportedly questioned on a 2016 meeting with Russians offering "dirt" on Hillary Clinton and about former national security adviser Michael Flynn.