Former Skadden Partner Greg Craig Takes Stand

Aug. 29, 2019, 11:27 AM

Former Skadden Arps partner and Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig took the stand at his criminal trial and challenged prosecution claims he schemed to mislead the Justice Department about his work for the Ukrainian government.

Distancing Himself: Craig sought to distance himself from allegations he was willingly involved in a PR campaign for the report that Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice hired his firm to create. He also defended the information he offered up in response to inquiries from the DOJ’s Foreign Agents Registration Act unit as forthcoming.

Response to Claims: “I did not withhold or conceal any information from...

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