Barr Installs Outside Prosecutor to Review Case Against Michael Flynn, Ex-Trump Adviser - www.nytimes.com

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...The team includes at least one prosecutor from the office of the United States attorney in St. Louis, Jeff Jensen, who is handling the Flynn matter, as well as prosecutors from the office of the deputy attorney general, Jeffrey A. Rosen.

...Over the past two weeks, the outside prosecutors have begun grilling line prosecutors in the Washington office about various cases - some public, some not - including investigative steps, prosecutorial actions and why they took them, according to the people.

...The intervention has contributed a turbulent period for the prosecutors' office that oversees the seat of the federal government and some of the most politically sensitive investigations and cases - some involving President Trump's friends and allies, and some his critics and adversaries.

...After Mr. Trump complained that the sentence for Mr. Stone - who had refused to cooperate with prosecutors by telling the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, what he knew about Mr. Trump and WikiLeaks - all four career prosecutors quit the case.

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