Mueller Pawns Off Possible FARA Cases

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July 31, 2018 7:01 p.m.

Important new reporting from CNN that special counsel Robert Mueller has referred several cases of failure to register as a foreign agent to federal prosecutors in Manhattan:

Since the spring, Mueller has referred matters to SDNY involving longtime Democratic lobbyist Tony Podesta and his work for his former firm, the Podesta Group, and former Minnesota Republican Rep. Vin Weber and his work for Mercury Public Affairs, the sources said.
One source said that former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig, a former partner at law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, is also part of the inquiry.
CNN’s sources say the cases involve Ukraine work the men did. All three men have previously been connected with Paul Manafort’s Ukraine consulting work.
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