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Former Obama White House counsel indicted for lying to DOJ

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Andy McCarthy weighs in on former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig's indictment for making false statements to the Department of Justice. #DailyBriefing #FoxNews

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Greg Craig is indicted on charges of lying to investigators on his work on behalf of Ukraine; Mike Emanuel has the latest. #Outnumbered #FoxNews

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The jury deliberated for about four hours before finding former White House counsel Greg Craig not guilty on one count of lying to the government. #ShepSmith #FoxNews

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>> Dana: DEMOCRATIC LAWYER GREG
CRAIG INDICTED MOMENTS AGO.
CHARGED WITH MAKING FALSE
STATEMENTS TO THE JUSTICE
DEPARTMENT.
THIS STEMS FROM SPECIAL COUNSEL
ROBERT MUELLER'S INVESTIGATION
OF PAUL MANAFORT AND HIS WORK ON
BEHALF OF A PRO RUSSIAN PARTY IN
UKRAINE.
HE HAD BEEN A SENIOR LEGAL
ADVISER TO PRESIDENT BILL
CLINTON.
WE'RE GOING TO MAKE HIM COME
BACK TO HELP HIM EXPLAIN THIS TO
US.
THIS IS A BIG DEAL.
>> IT IS A BIG DEAL.
IT WAS KIND OF INEVITABLE, DANA.
WHEN MUELLER PROSECUTED ALEX
VANDERSON WHO WAS A LAWYER GREG
CRAIG WORKED WITH IN CONNECTION
WITH PAUL MANAFORT AND HIS
PARTNER WERE DOING AT UKRAINE, I
THINK THE CLOCK WAS TICKING ON
THIS.
WHAT MANAFORT ALLEGED, HE HAD
PAID $4 MILLION UNDER THE TABLE
TO A LAW FIRM WHICH PRODUCED A
REPORT THAT WAS FAVORABLE TO THE
UKRAINIAN GOVERNMENT WHEN
MANAFORT WAS WORKING UNDER
UNIKOVICN.
>> Dana: THIS IS COMING UNDER
THE FARRAH ACT.
I CAN'T REMEMBER THE ACRONYM.
IN D.C. IN THE SWAMP, IT WAS
OKAY TO BREAK THIS LAW FOR A
LONG TIME.
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SAID NO
AND THEY HAVE GONE AFTER PEOPLE
LIKE THIS.
>> IT'S THE FOREIGN AGENT
REGISTRY ACT.
THE IDEA IS YOU WILL BE AN AGENT
OF A FOREIGN GOVERNMENT YOU HAVE
TO REGISTER WITH THE JUSTICE
DEPARTMENT.
IT'S BEEN THE LAW FOR DECADES.
I THINK THERE ARE ONLY ABOUT
HALF A DOZEN EVEN ATTEMPTED
PROSECUTIONS IN A HALF CENTURY
UP UNTIL MUELLER.
I DON'T THINK ANYBODY SHOULD
HAVE HEART BURN ABOUT THE FACT
THAT THEY'RE ENFORCING THE LAW.
I'M NOT CRAZY ABOUT THE IDEA
THAT YOU CHANGE POLICY UNDER A
SPECIAL COUNSEL.
IT WOULD BE NICE IF THE JUSTICE
DEPARTMENT MADE AN ANNOUNCEMENT
AND SAID WE'RE NOW ENFORCING
THIS SO EVERYBODY WAS ON NOTICE.
>> Dana: WHAT IS THE POSSIBLE
PUNISHMENT FOR THIS?
>> MY RECOLLECTION IS IT'S
SOMETHING IN THE AREA OF FIVE
YEARS.
>> Dana: WE'RE LEARNING ABOUT
THE CHARGES WITH THIS BREAKING
NEWS HAPPENING.
GREG CRAIG FORMER OBAMA LAWYER
ADMINISTRATION IS ACCUSED OF
MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS AND
CONCEALING INFORMATION FROM THE
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT.
AS YOU SAID, ANDY.
CRAIG FACES -- ANDY, YOU HAVE A
GREAT MEMORY.
MAXIMUM PENALTY, FIVE YEARS IN
PRISON AND $250,000 FINE.
WHEN THE BARR SUMMARY CAME OUT,
WE WERE THERE FOR THE BREAKING
NEWS.
I THOUGHT WE REPORTED THERE WERE
NO OTHER INDICTMENTS THAT WERE
EXPECTED.
IS THIS CONSIDERED SEPARATE AND
APART FROM THAT?
>> IT'S HARD TO NAIL DOWN WHAT
THAT MEANS, DANA.
AS MUELLER WAS WRAPPING UP, THEY
TOOK SOME OF THE INVESTIGATIONS
THEY WERE WORKING AND THEY SPUN
THEM OUT TO OTHER JUSTICE
DEPARTMENTS INCLUDING I THINK
THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF
VIRGINIA, WHICH IS WHERE, IF I'M
REMEMBERING, CRAIG IS INDICTED.
I DON'T THINK THERE'S ANYTHING

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