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Who is Emmet Sullivan? 5 things to know about judge Michael Flynn case

Judge Emmet Sullivan was appointed to positions by both Republican and Democratic presidents.
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Judge Emmet Sullivan was the focus of Michael Flynn’s dramatic sentencing delayed on Tuesday once again.

Sullivan went on to Flynn, President Trump, former national security adviser, told him he couldn’t hide his “disgust” or “contempt.”

“Well, it of your country,” Sullivan sold Flynn said.

The 71-year-old judge raised the question of whether Flynn committed treason, before he went back, the comments. He said he was not suggesting Flynn has, in fact, treason committing, but the question prosecutors about the possible crimes, because he was “just curious.”

To think “after looking at the definition of treason, we have no reason to he treason committed,” prosecutors said.

Read it to know more for a look at five things about Sullivan.

He is involved in a different trump suit in connection

Earlier this year, Sullivan gave an assist to the Democrats, Trump claims that he is against the US Constitution remuneration provision relating to a prohibition on the acceptance of gifts and foreign domestic interests through the hotel, commercial and other properties.sued

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Sullivan’s ruling does not Trump found guilty of misconduct, but allowed Democrats to continue their case in the court room, where you can make a case that he did it.

He was appointed to positions by both Republicans and Democrats

Sullivan was nominated for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in 1994 by former President Bill Clinton. It was later confirmed that year.

Prior to that, Sullivan was nominated for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in 1992 by former President George H. W. Bush. In 1984, he was nominated for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia by former President Ronald Reagan.

He made news with a request for asylum earlier this year

Sullivan made national headlines in August after he learned that mother and daughter had been deported, although their asylum application system in front of him, according to The National Law Journal.

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He according to reports, the government ordered “to turn the airplane, either now or when he lands.”

If the government does not comply, he threatened to summon you, then-attorney General Jeff Sessions, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and other officials in court to “SHOW CAUSE why they should not be held in contempt OF COURT,” NBC News reported in August.

He accused the former sen. Ted Stevens corruption

Sullivan, the chair of the Federal corruption associated with the late Republican Sen. Ted Stevens and, finally, you threw it. Sullivan allegedly, the state chastised lawyers in 2009 in the case for the “error” you made in the case.

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“For 25 years, I have said, defendant, you have the method a fair trial,” Sullivan said at the time. “I have never seen such abuse or misconduct.”

He is a graduate of the Howard University

Sullivan is a two-time graduate of Howard University. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1968 and a law degree in 1971.

He clerked for judge James Washington of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, before he was in private practice for a decade.

Fox News’ Lukas Mikelionis, Alex Pappas and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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