Russiagate update: They call him Flipper?
- You may not be familiar with the name Reza Zarrab, but he is a key player in the Flynn-Turkey scandal, and this very morning, the “Turkish businessman accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran… pleaded guilty and will testify against his co-defendant, prosecutors and defense attorneys revealed Tuesday morning. Zarrab’s cooperation with federal prosecutors could have implications for Michael Flynn, who allegedly conspired to help free Zarrab while lobbying on behalf of Turkish interests.” Fun fact: Zarrab has ties to Rudy “Where is he now?” Giuliani.
Oh — it should be obvious by now that “Zarrab’s case is reportedly part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.” And that adds yet another piece of evidence to the general consensus that…
- … it is starting to look like Flynn is about to flip — or already has. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse thought so back in June:
— Josh Rogin (@joshrogin) June 19, 2017
- Is Jared Kushner intentionally dragging his feet with respect to providing the Senate Judiciary Committee with the documents that were due Monday? It woudl certainly bolster the theory that Kushner and not Flynn is Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s next target.