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Federal charge for Russian lawyer

Jan 09, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

WASHINGTON - A Russian lawyer who promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton during the 2016 campaign was charged with obstruction in an unrelated money-laundering investigation, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

The criminal case against Natalya Veselnitskaya, who met at Trump Tower in 2016 with Donald Trump Jr., Trump presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort and others, was brought by federal prosecutors in New York - not Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, who le...