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  • Vanity: Ukrainian Story Has Sytnik on Audiotape re Hillary's 2016 Campaign

    11/16/2019 6:17:17 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 23 replies
    This is from a Ukrainian March, 2019 story that has Sytnik ON AUDIOTAPE admitting that he helped Hillary in the 2016 elections. Sytnik was the Ukrainian head of anti-corruption task force. Thought some journalists here could investigate and turn this into 'real news': I do not know how, but the Americans have received an audio recording of Mr. Sytnik's conversation: he is resting with his family and friends and discussing how Hillary would like to help. Part of this audio recording was made public by MP Borislav Rosenblatt. And he gave me a statement. Honestly, I was uncomfortable with taking...
  • Obama engaged Ukraine to give the Russian collusion narrative an early boost (and 2016 Hillary)

    10/05/2019 2:54:47 AM PDT · by Liz · 53 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 04/25/19 07 | JOHN SOLOMON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR
    As Donald Trump began his meteoric rise to the presidency, the Obama White House summoned Ukrainian authorities to Washington to coordinate ongoing anti-corruption efforts inside Russia’s most critical neighbor. The January 2016 gathering, confirmed by multiple participants and contemporaneous memos, brought some of Ukraine’s top corruption prosecutors and investigators face to face with members of former President Obama’s National Security Council (NSC), FBI, State Department and Department of Justice (DOJ). The agenda suggested the purpose was training and coordination. But Ukrainian participants said it didn’t take long — during the meetings and afterward — to realize the Americans’ objectives included...
  • Ex-Trump campaign aide Rick Gates testifies against former Obama counsel Gregory Craig

    08/22/2019 2:14:23 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 6 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/22/19 | Zack Budryk
    Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates testified in federal court Thursday against Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig about the ex-counsel's Ukraine-related work for Paul Manafort, Politico reported. Gates was a top lieutenant to Manafort, a former Trump campaign chairman, for approximately 10 years. During that time, Manafort supervised a 2012 review conducted by Craig of the abuse-of-power trial of ex-Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, according to Politico. While the review was presented as an independent probe of the trial, it was commissioned by Manafort's primary client, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, and bankrolled by Victor Pinchuk, a steel oligarch and...
  • Trial of ex-Obama White House counsel suddenly postponed (Gregory Craig)

    08/13/2019 9:53:08 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/13/19 | Brett Samuels
    The trial of a former White House counsel in the Obama administration was postponed suddenly on Tuesday amid concerns about the jury selection process. Politico first reported that U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who is overseeing the case, announced she may have violated Gregory Craig's right to a public trial by limiting public access to jury selection. Proceedings in the trial began Monday, with opening statements expected to take place Tuesday morning. Politico reported that Jackson thought the trial might have to be postponed to November to find another group to lead jury selection. Politico noted that the process...
  • Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig set for Aug. 12 trial (more Ukraine corruption)

    04/22/2019 6:24:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 3 replies
    Politico ^ | 4/19/19 | DARREN SAMUELSOHN
    Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig will go on trial Aug. 12 on charges that he lied to and concealed information from the Justice Department about his work for Ukraine, according to a judge’s scheduling order issued Friday. **SNIP** Federal prosecutors from the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington are now handling the Craig case, which centers around allegations that he should have registered as a foreign lobbyist for legal work he did starting in 2012 to defend Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych’s jailing of a political opponent. Craig, 74, has pleaded not guilty to the charges. His lawyers earlier this...
  • Chief Counsel In The Obama And Bill Clinton Administrations Indicted For Untruths In Mueller Probe..

    04/12/2019 9:45:50 AM PDT · by davikkm · 8 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    PART 1 – OBAMA AND CLINTON COUNSEL INDICTED – Today the shoe is on the other foot, and I dare say it looks good. Chief White House Counsel in the Obama and Bill Clinton Administrations has been indicted for multiple untruths in the Mueller Probe. However, the Justice Department received no cooperation from those involved with Greg Craig. It seems to me they thought, although Craig told multiple untruths, they were above the law. Craig’s attorneys said, “Mr. Craig is not guilty of any charge and the government’s stubborn insistence on prosecuting Mr. Craig is a misguided abuse of prosecutorial...
  • Greg Craig, Ex-Obama White House Counsel, Indicted By Grand Jury

    04/11/2019 11:53:20 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 04 11 2019 | Sanjana Karanth
    A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Greg Craig, a White House counsel in the Obama administration, on charges of making false statements and hiding information from the Department of Justice related to his work on behalf of Ukraine. “Craig, 74, of Washington, D.C., was indicted by a grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for willfully falsifying and concealing material facts from the [Foreign Agents Registration Act Unit],” the DOJ said in a statement.
  • Greg Craig, ex-Obama White House counsel, indicted for alleged false statements (Ukraine)

    04/11/2019 11:52:25 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 11, 2019
    Greg Craig, who once served as White House counsel for then-President Barack Obama, was indicted Thursday for alleged false statements in connection with his work on behalf of Ukraine. The Washington-based lawyer was indicted by a grand jury in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for allegedly falsifying and concealing “material facts” and making false statements to the unit responsible for enforcing foreign lobbying laws.
  • Ukrainian Prosecutor Reopens Corruption Case Involving Biden

    04/11/2019 2:07:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    4/09/19
    Link only - https://m.theepochtimes.com/ukrainian-prosecutor-reopens-corruption-case-involving-biden_2869878.html
  • Lawyers for prominent Democratic attorney expect him to be indicted in case linked to Mueller probe

    04/10/2019 7:23:34 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 25 replies
    (CNN) Attorneys for Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic lawyer and former White House counsel in the Obama administration, said Wednesday evening that they expect him to be indicted by federal prosecutors in a case that stems from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
  • Obama White House counsel Greg Craig expects to be indicted, attorneys say

    04/10/2019 6:29:22 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 51 replies
    Attorneys for Greg Craig told reporters that they expect their client, a White House counsel during the Obama administration, to be indicted soon. In a statement to the Washington Post, attorneys William W. Taylor III and William Murphy said the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington will proffer charges related to Mr. Craig’s work with Ukrainian politicians and disgraced Trump-campaign figure Paul Manafort at the behest of the Justice Department’s national security division.
  • Lawyer whose work got entangled in Mueller probe leaves firm

    04/24/2018 3:51:44 PM PDT · by ptsal · 9 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 24-Apr-2018 | Staff
    A prominent Washington lawyer who authored a report that's a key part of the special counsel's investigation into Paul Manafort has left his law firm. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom confirmed Tuesday that Greg Craig, a former White House counsel under President Barack Obama, is no longer with the firm. His biography has been removed from the law firm website. The firm didn't immediately comment beyond confirming his departure. Craig wrote a report funded by the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice about the trial of a former Ukrainian prime minister.
  • Who is Alex Van Der Zwaan, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's New Defendant?

    02/22/2018 7:32:49 AM PST · by ptsal · 13 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 02/18/2018 | Max Kutner
    Updated | Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer who once helped prepare a report for the Ukrainian government, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to lying to federal agents as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Documents charging van der Zwaan are dated February 16 and were filed publicly Tuesday morning. His sentencing is scheduled for April 3. Van der Zwaan, 33, is a Dutch lawyer who helped prepare a report for the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice on ex-Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko in 2012, according to court documents. He worked at the time...
  • Ukrainian to US prosecutors: Why don't you want our evidence on Democrats?

    04/07/2019 5:13:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/07/19 | JOHN SOLOMON
    Ukrainian law enforcement officials believe they have evidence of wrongdoing by American Democrats and their allies in Kiev, ranging from 2016 election interference to obstructing criminal probes. But, they say, they’ve been thwarted in trying to get the Trump Justice Department to act. **SNIP** In another instance, he said, Ukrainian authorities gathered evidence that money paid to an American Democrat allegedly was hidden by Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) during the 2016 election under pressure from U.S. officials. “In the course of this investigation, we found that there was a situation during which influence was exerted on the NABU, so...
  • Uber Leftist Democrat Greg Craig Indicted

    04/11/2019 4:34:41 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | April 11, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH:  Say, how many of you remember the name Greg Craig?  It probably rings a bell out there.  Well, he was just indicted.  Greg Craig was just indicted for false statements involving his dealings with Ukraine.  Man, oh, man! You talk about Trump-Russia collusion? Look at all of these clowns that were messing around with Ukraine. The Clintons were messing around in Ukraine. Manafort was.  But Greg Craig? Greg Craig? Pfft! This is this guy is a left-wing Democrat near the top of the pecking order.  He’s in Richard Ben-Veniste territory. And this guy being indicted? This is big!  Obviously,...
  • Ex-Obama counsel Gregory Craig indicted in Mueller-related case

    04/11/2019 2:30:49 PM PDT · by Krosan · 16 replies
    Axios ^ | Friday, April 12, 2019 | Khorri Atkinson
    President Obama's former White House counsel Gregory Craig was indicted on Thursday for concealing information and making false statements to federal authorities in an investigation stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into the 2016 election. Details: Craig, who also served in the President Bill Clinton’s administration, is facing up to 5 years in prison for allegedly lying about his work with former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort for the Russia-aligned government of Ukraine. The investigation of Craig is part of a larger crack down on foreign lobbying by the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) unit.
  • Former Obama WH counsel Greg Craig indicted in charges connected to Mueller probe

    04/11/2019 11:57:26 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 100 replies
    CNN ^ | Updated 2:47 PM ET, Thu April 11, 2019 | By Erica Orden
    Washington (CNN)A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted Greg Craig, a prominent Democratic attorney who worked for two presidents, charging him with false statements and concealing material information in connection with work he performed for Ukraine. An indictment in the case against Craig, which originated in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, has been expected for several weeks, with Craig's own lawyers saying Wednesday they anticipated such an outcome. Craig, 74, is the highest-profile Democrat to be indicted in a matter stemming from Mueller's work, which resulted in charges against numerous Republicans connected to President Donald Trump. The case is being...
  • Eureka! Did Mueller Finally Find a Genuine 'Colluder'?

    03/22/2019 11:36:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 23, 2019 | Humberto Fontova
    “Top Obama-linked lawyer (Gregory B. Craig) on Mueller chopping block, could be first Dem indicted under probe." (BizPac Review, March 19)“Oh well, ho hum,” say many bemused Cuba-watchers, “better late than never.”Because you see, amigos: Gregory Craig’s shenanigans with Manafort and Yanukoych seem like mild mischief compared to his shenanigans on behalf of Bill Clinton, Dan Rather and  Fidel Castro. At the time of these later-named shenanigans, the aforementioned president of the U.S. (Clinton) and the megastar of the U.S. media (Rather) were dutifully and cravenly fulfilling the express wishes of the mass-murdering, terror-sponsoring dictator whose lifelong craving was to nuke...
  • Brett Kavanaugh Fought the Clinton/Castro Kidnapping of Elian Gonzalez back to Stalinist Cuba

    07/14/2018 4:57:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/14/2018 | Humberto Fontova
    If we needed more proof (atop the media panic) that President Trump nominated the right SCOTUS candidate here it is: “Kavanaugh represented, on a pro bono basis, six-year-old Elian Gonzalez after the Immigration and Naturalization Service decided to return him to Cuba. Kavanaugh was among a series of lawyers who sought legal injunctions to stop INS…from sending the boy back to Cuba…” Whoops! I already hear the caterwauling about “separating immigrant children from their parents!” So let’s clear that up first: The genuine issue during the Elian Gonzalez circus had NOTHING to do with “parental rights,” as the Castro/Fake News...
  • Lawsuit accuses Obama White House of thwarting release of public data under FOIA

    08/18/2014 11:54:02 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 18, 2014 | Jeffrey Scott Shapiro
    A watchdog group on Monday sued the U.S. government, accusing the Obama White House of interfering in and thwarting the release of public documents under the Freedom of Information Act. The lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the group Cause of Action (CoA) names 12 federal agencies that delayed the release of documents so officials could consult with White House under a new process established in spring 2009. The process, which gave White House officials review authority over documents that federal agencies wanted to release that mentioned the White House or presidential aides,...