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1 of 2 charges dropped against former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig

1 of 2 charges dropped against former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig

Greg Craig trial: One of two charges dropped

One of two felony counts in the indictment against former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig has been dropped, just a week before his trial is scheduled to begin.  Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed the second count, which charged him  with making false and misleading statements in a letter to the Foreign  Agents Registration Act (FARA) unit of the Justice Department in October  2013.

Craig was indicted in April over his statements about his law firm’s work on behalf of  Ukraine. The case is part of a foreign lobbying investigation spun off  from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe of former Trump  campaign chairman Paul Manafort. He has pleaded not guilty.

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