Ex-Obama Lawyer Who Worked With Manafort On Ukraine Project Abruptly Leaves Law Firm

As we learn more about what went on leading up to the 2016 election the more I am reminded of the scene at the begining of Apocalypse Now where the protagonist, Willard, discusses the absurdity of morality and war.

“… charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets in the Indy 500.”

(From The Daily Caller)

Skadden Arps has come under scrutiny because of its work with Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, on behalf of the Ukrainian government in 2012. A team led by Craig helped produce a report that sought to justify the imprisonment of Yulia Tymoshenko, a political rival of Viktor Yanukovych, the Ukrainian president at the time and an ally of Vladimir Putin’s…

…It is not clear whether Craig is in any legal jeopardy. But The New York Times reported in February that Craig was directly involved in promoting the Tymoshenko report to reporters and members of Congress. Neither Craig nor Skadden Arps registered as foreign agents for the work.

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