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Greg Craig, ex-Obama White House counsel, indicted for alleged false statements

Greg Craig, former White House counsel for then-President Barack Obama, was indicted Thursday on two counts of making false and misleading statements to investigators -- including Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team -- in connection with his work on behalf of Russia-backed former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.

Craig is the first prominent Democrat to be indicted in a case arising from Mueller's now-completed probe into Russian election interference. Mueller referred the Craig case to prosecutors in New York last year after uncovering possible wrongdoing while he investigated former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's Ukraine lobbying work.

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Attorney Gregory Craig arrives at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 17, 2016 - Source: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press