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⚡️ The Supreme Court seems unlikely to grant President Trump the sweeping total immunity he has asked for while fighting subpoenas for his taxes and other financial records. Go deeper.
Flynn and Trump in 2016. Photo: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images
Michael Flynn is back in the Trump administration's good graces, a far cry from the days of getting fired for lying to VP Mike Pence and then twice pleading guilty to charges from the Mueller investigation, write Axios' Dave Lawler and Zach Basu.
Why it matters: The prosecutor tapped by Attorney General Bill Barr to review Flynn's case is now working on a sweeping investigation into the origins of the Russia probe that many Trump allies claim will ensnare Obama-era intelligence officials like James Comey and former CIA director John Brennan.
On May 7, the Justice Department moved to drop the charges against Flynn, which was unusual given Flynn had already pleaded guilty.
The Justice Department filing was signed by a longtime Barr ally, but not any of the prosecutors who worked on the case against Flynn.
The movie version of "Hamilton," featuring a filmed performance by the original Broadway cast, will stream on Disney+ on July 3.
Why it matters: The move highlights Disney's rush to capitalize on people stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis by handing a prime piece of content directly to its flagship streaming service on a holiday weekend, writes Axios' Jacob Knutson.
P.S. "Unhinged," a thriller starring Russell Crowe, will be the first major new film to hit theaters in a long time when it debuts on July 1 — if movie theater chains are open.