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By Allan Smith
Former White Home counsel Greg Craig expects to be indicted inside a matter of days, his attorneys stated in an announcement Wednesday.
These anticipated fees stem from work he carried out for Ukraine in 2012, Craig’s authorized crew stated. The legal professional, who served as former President Barack Obama’s White Home counsel, refused to simply accept a plea deal.
The Wall Avenue Journal reported that individuals accustomed to the scenario stated Craig is more likely to be charged with making false statements to the Division of Justice.
The anticipated indictments stems from the investigation into President Donald Trump’s former marketing campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his work in Ukraine.
“This case was thoroughly investigated by the SDNY (Southern District of New York) and that office decided not to pursue charges against Mr. Craig,” his attorneys stated in an announcement. “We expect an indictment by the DC US Attorney’s Office at the request of the National Security Division. Mr. Craig is not guilty of any charge and the government’s stubborn insistence on prosecuting Mr. Craig is a misguided abuse of prosecutorial discretion.”
Craig was interviewed a number of instances by particular counsel Robert Mueller’s crew. Along with working for Obama, Craig served as a senior authorized adviser to former President Invoice Clinton.