A federal appeals court flatly rejected Michael Flynn and Bill Barr's appeal to have his criminal case thrown out immediately, by a vote of 8-2.
Judge Sullivan is clearly furious with Barr's political stunt at trying to unprosecute Flynn AFTER he already pleaded guilty.
Newt Gingrich was on "Fox and Friends" and both he and the hosts attacked the actions Judge Sullivan took against Mike Flynn during his sentencing hearing because the judge was outraged by Flynn's overall behavior and didn't hide his contempt.
Since Judge Sullivan surprised even the prosecutors against Mike Flynn, Fox and Friends attacked Judge Sullivan as a scary person who has the power of life and death.
The Saturday before Mike Flynn's sentencing, Jeannine Pirro went to great lengths to sing Sullivan's praises saying, he's "unafraid of the swamp, a track record of calling out prosecutorial misconduct - a man who does not tolerate injustice or abuse of power.
"We at least know during the transition in mid-December, he was still taking meetings with Turkey, talking about trying to deliver to them the thing that they had been paying him to deliver," Rachel Maddow said about Michael Flynn.
After Mike Flynn reaffirmed his guilty plea to Judge Sullivan, the judge vilified Flynn's behavior, even asking if he committed treason against the U.S.
Judge Sullivan had very harsh words for Mike Flynn. Judge Sullivan said Flynn knew lying to the FBI was a crime and he forced Flynn to reaffirm his guilty plea for lying to the FBI.
Judge Sullivan denied Bryan Pagliano's request not to videotape his deposition, but granted his and the DOJ's request to keep immunity letter under seal