Ex-Obama White House counsel's trial set for August

TheHill | 4/19/2019 | John Bowden
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Former White House counsel Gregory Craig will go to trial in August to face charges of lying to investigators who were working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a federal judge in Washington, D.C., said Friday.

Craig, who worked under former President Obama from 2009-2010, is scheduled to begin his trial at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 12, according to court filings first reported by The New York Times. He is accused of lying and withholding information about former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's lobbying work in Ukraine from investigators working for Mueller's now-shuttered probe.

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Craig pleaded not guilty to the charges earlier this month and called the accusations "unjustified."

“This prosecution is unprecedented and unjustified,” Craig said at...
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