Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 471 words, a 2-minute read.
🚨 Situational awareness: In an excerpt from her first on-camera interview, Tara Reade, who has accused Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in 1993, told Megyn Kelly he should drop out of the 2020 race.
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Today the Justice Department moved to drop its criminal charges against Michael Flynn, who twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
In a filing today, the DOJ said the interview in which Flynn lied to the FBI "was untethered to, and unjustified by, the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Mr. Flynn" and "conducted without any legitimate investigative basis."
Between the lines: The motion to dismiss is signed by U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Timothy Shea, described by Fox News as Barr's "right-hand man" at the Justice Department.
Trump told reporters in the Oval Office: "He was an innocent man. ... Now in my book, he’s an even greater warrior. ... I hope a lot of people are going to pay a big price. They’re scum."
Also today: Supreme Court tosses out "Bridgegate" convictions.
The Dean of Westminster reads a prayer as Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson looks on at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey.
Navy SEAL recruits and their instructors returned to training this week after classes were paused on March 16 to establish safety standards amid the pandemic, AP reports.
Everyone in the first phase of training will be tested to try to detect if anyone is infected but asymptomatic, Capt. Bart Randall said.