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Ex-Obama WH counsel charged with lying in lobbying probe

AP  |  Washington 

Former Obama has been indicted on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the probe.

Craig was charged Thursday in a two-count indictment that accuses him of willfully concealing material facts from the Justice Department about work he performed for the The indictment, announced by the US attorney for the District of Columbia, came a day after Craig's lawyers said he expected to be charged in the probe spun off from Robert Mueller's investigation.

In a video statement, the 74-year-old Craig said the prosecution against him was "unprecedented and unjustified" and that he's confident a and jury would agree.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 13:40 IST
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