Flynn Sues Jan. 6 Committee, Pelosi Over Subpoenas


Former national security adviser Michael Flynn filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning requesting a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Jan. 6 House committee.

The former Trump official’s suit, filed in the U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, alleges that the committee engaged in “outrageous intrusion” by subpoenaing him and his family and takes issue with a “secret seizure of his and his family’s personal information from their telecommunications and/or electronic mail service providers.”

In the lawsuit, Flynn’s lawyers maintain he was not involved in the organization or the actual events of Jan. 6.

“General Flynn did not organize, speak at, or actively participate in any rallies or protests in Washington, D. C., on January 6, 2021, and he of course did not participate in the attack on the Capitol that day,” the lawsuit states.

The lawsuit also argues that Flynn’s First Amendment rights have been violated.

“The subpoena demands records of General Flynn’s communications about the 2020 election, and seeks to identify the basis for his beliefs and the persons with whom he associated, in addition to contacts with government officials. It thus constitutes a frontal assault on his 1st Amendment rights to freedom of speech, association, and petition,” the motion stated… (Read more)

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