Dan Abrams: Michael Flynn Got ‘Railroaded,’ Judge ‘Either Unprepared’ or ‘Vindictive’
ABRAMS: "Hey everyone, welcome to the show. We have been witnessing from outside the courtroom an astonishing hearing in the case of Michael Flynn, the former senior adviser to President Trump, who was scheduled to be sentenced today for lying to the FBI in a deal. And that has been delayed. But I will tell you that, on the whole, I think he was treated unfairly today, I think I have sympathy for Michael Flynn now and it's fair to say that at this hearing he got railroaded. So, what do I mean by this? I'm going to take you through the notes from this hearing because I think it's really important to explain why I think that Michael Flynn was treated so unfairly by the judge in this case. I don't think it was political, I don't think — you know, this is a judge who has been appointed to the bench by Reagan, Bush and Clinton. He's also the judge who through out the case against Republican Ted Stevens and I think a lot of people on the right were counting on him to be the sort of the savior of Michael Flynn. It ended up being just the opposite today in court. I'll take you through it and I'm going to tell you why I think that this judge was so — it's beyond unfair. He was either unprepared or he was just being vindictive."