Breaking news out of D.C. where in a pretty shocking twist, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has asked a federal judge to delay his sentencing over his guilty plea to lying to FBI investigators:

And whoa:

Earlier in the proceedings, Judge Sullivan Flynn he “sold your country out” and even questioned prosecutors if they ever considered charging him with treason:

Flynn and his legal team were not prepared for this:

Flynn made the decision to continue after a brief recess to confer with his legal team over the judge’s harsh words:

Earlier in the proceedings, Flynn was given multiple opportunities to delay the sentencing which, in retrospect, should have warned us something was up:

The judge did walk back his treason talk after the recess:

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