Charles “Cully” Stimson, Bob Davis & Mac Beaton on The Larry O’Connor Show 04.11.19

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Obama White House counsel Gregory Craig charged by federal prosecutors over alleged Ukraine lies (CNBC)

Gregory Craig, who was White House counsel under President Barack Obama, was indicted Thursday on charges of lying and hiding information related to his work for Ukraine.

Craig, a 74-year-old lawyer based in Washington, D.C., was charged by the Justice Department’s Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit. Craig faces up to five years in prison for each of the two counts. [Read More]

Julian Assange: Wikileaks co-founder arrested in London (BBC)

Assange took refuge in the embassy in 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over a sexual assault case that has since been dropped.

At Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday he was found guilty of failing to surrender to the court.

He now faces US federal conspiracy charges related to one of the largest ever leaks of government secrets. [Read More]

Gusher!: A Novel of the Rockefeller Oil Empire (Amazon)

When anyone can strike it rich in an instant and lose it all just as quickly, it takes a titan to stay on top.

In the 1870s, the oil business can make or break a man. No one appreciates that fact more than Matthew Strong, a young man from Oil City, Pennsylvania, with big dreams, not to mention the talent to back them up. The search for a gusher has already cost Matthew dearly; both his father and older brother died in the fields. Their deaths drove a rift between Matthew and his mother, and also tore him apart from the only woman he’s ever loved. But despite the risks, the pursuit of oil is a fortune that Matthew has no choice but to chase in an effort to redeem his father’s sacrifice. [Read More]

 

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