Craig allegedly misled his law firm and the Justice Department about the extent of the work.
In addition to serving under Obama, Craig was White House special counsel to President Bill Clinton during his Senate impeachment trial and helped defend John Hinckley after he shot President Ronald Reagan. The case is part of a foreign lobbying investigation spun off from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. A spokesman for the US attorney's office declined to comment.
Mr Craig's work in the Ukraine happened after his year-long tenure with the Obama administration, while he was a senior partner at the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom law firm.
His attorneys had called the case a "a misguided abuse of prosecutorial discretion" and said the Justice Department's national security division pushed to indict Craig despite federal prosecutors in NY declining to bring charges, an assertion that couldn't immediately be verified.
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Notably, the law was cited in indictments of former chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of engaging in a secretive lobbying operation for Kremlin-backed Ukrainian president back in 2012, and former national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, who admitted to a foreign lobbying violation when he pleaded guilty to making false statements.
"Hiding the truth of who one represents from policymakers undermines our political discourse and diminishes the quality of our policymaking because people need the facts for democracy to work", Berman Jackson said.
Leicester City vs. Newcastle United - Football Match Report Ayoze Perez thinks that Newcastle are now safe from relegation after he scored the only goal against Leicester this evening . In a game that if Newcastle won they would all but guarantee their place in the Premier League for next season.
The firm allegedly was involved in crafting a report that sought to validate Yanukovich's decision to have the government prosecute and subsequently imprison former prime minister and rival Yulia Tymoshenko.
In its settlement earlier this year, Skadden acknowledged it participated in a public relations campaign for the report and should have registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA. The firm also acknowledged it had been paid $4.6 million for the report and not just $12,000, as the Ukrainian government had said at the time.
Greg Craig indicted over Ukrainian government connections; Mike Emanuel has the details.
Greg Craig was indicted on Thursday for making false claims and withholding information in a federal foreign lobbying inquiry, which coincided in time with Special Counsel Mueller's report.
They said Craig did not want to register as a foreign agent because he believed it could prevent him from reentering government service.
The treatment of the Craig indictment in legacy media contrasted with the intense attention the media gave to other Mueller cases.
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The name of the victim has not been released, and his family is asking for their privacy to be respected. A witness says the child's mother was screaming that someone had thrown her child from the balcony.
But later it was reported that users were facing bootloop, in which Nexus 6P was simply shutting down without any warning. Some of you might not remember the Nexus 6P - it came along in 2015 and the 5.7 inch device was worth $500 at the time.
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That makes OH the sixth state in the nation to attempt to outlaw abortions at the point a fetal heartbeat can be detected. But DeWine defended Ohio Republicans" decision to push the boundaries of the law, because "it is the right thing to do'.
The satellite is meant to provide Internet and mobile phone services for customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. The satellite was safely deployed in orbit just more than half-hour after launch, giving SpaceX a flawless launch.
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In South Sudan, rule of starvation due to the civil war. "So, as simple citizens, you will become fathers of the nation." . Kiir and Machar had clashed in 2013, leading to a civil war that left roughly 400,000 people in South Sudan dead.
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New Samsung Galaxy A80
In China, the 6GB RAM variant of the Samsung Galaxy A70 is available for pre-orders with a price tag of CNY 2,999 which is approx. It runs on Android 9 Pie out of the box and features an on-screen fingerprint reader and fast charging support at a rate of 25W.
Hazard warns Liverpool that 'Chelsea can beat anyone.'
An interesting little facet of this game is that it will come minutes after the end of Manchester City's match at Crystal Palace . Fellow midfielder Adam Lallana is expected to return to the squad after missing the last two games with a muscle injury.
Three dead after planes collide near Mt Everest
The airfield is notorious for its short runway and perilous approach, sitting at an elevation of over 2,800 meters. In addition to the three fatalities, there were four people injured and airlifted to Kathmandu by helicopter.
2 children dead, many homes damaged as storms pummel South
Two children were injured and more than a dozen people were treated on the scene for minor injuries after the Franklin tornado . According to officials, about 4,000 in Franklin have been left without power as a result of the storm.
FCC to spend $20 billion for rural internet
Since November, the FCC has auctioned 1,550 megahertz of spectrum to be used by commercial wireless providers for 5G connectivity. Pai is also proposing to invest $20.4 billion over 10 years to build out high-speed broadband networks in rural America.
Horizon Zero Dawn Voice Actress Says a Sequel is Coming
In the last hour potential anticipation has arrived, which seems to have revealed the existence of Horizon Zero Dawn 2 . For the moment, however, no announcements had arrived yet except for a few rumors about Horizon Zero Dawn 2 on PS5.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - Official Reveal Trailer (HD)
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Indonesia On Alert for Tsunami
On December 26, 2004, a 9.1-magnitude quake struck Aceh province, causing a tsunami and killing more than 170,000 in Indonesia. The quake struck at a relatively shallow depth of 17 kilometres off the east coast of Sulawesi island, said the USGS.