U.S. Attorney John Durham’s criminal inquiry into the Russia investigation could disrupt the case against retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, according to a top House Republican.
Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, told Fox Business on Thursday that there are two factors that could shake up the protracted legal fight.
“I think a couple things could intercede here. One could be that Durham or another U.S. attorney comes up with indictments,” the California congressman said. “The second thing is that there could be more evidence that could show up.”
Durham’s investigation, which Democrats fear could amount to an “October surprise,” is expected to produce a report by the end of the summer, according to the Justice Department.
A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., agreed on Thursday to take up the case involving the Justice Department’s motion to drop the prosecution of President Trump’s former national security adviser. Nunes contended that the