On Thursday, April 11, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of former White House Counsel Greg Craig. Craig is charged with willfully falsifying and concealing material facts in violation of 18 USC § 1001(a) from the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) Unit of the Justice Department's National Security Division and making false statements to the FARA unit in violation of 22 USC § 618(a)(2).
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W. Samuel Patten's legal team has filed a sentencing memorandum with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking no prison time for their client. Patten pleaded guilty in August 2018 to failing to register as an agent of a foreign principal for his work on behalf of the Ukrainian political party, Opposition Bloc, a Russia-allied political group.
On Thursday, Justice Department Spokesperson Kerri Kupec released a statement, included in full below, regarding Attorney General Bill Barr's letter concerning the Mueller report.
Six Democratic House committee chairs have sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr, following up on their previous request that the Justice Department to provide Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report. The letter, available here and below, responded to two letters from Barr on the issue: his Mar.
Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary Doug Collins (R-Ga.) has released the transcript of the committee's June 5, 2018 interview with former assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division Bill Priestap. The full transcript is available here and below.
Republicans appear to have reversed their opinions of Mueller and the investigation, but the public believes additional investigation is needed or remains unsure of whether it is.
On Friday, Attorney General Bill Barr sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Senate Judiciary Commitee Chairman Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) responding to their earlier inquiries regarding Barr's Mar. 24 letter on the Mueller report's conclusions.