He has wasted millions of dollars in taxpayer money, stacked his legal team with anti-Trump attorneys, and wasted countless months of work in the seemingly endless witch hunt against President Donald Trump.
But maybe Special Counsel Robert Mueller has finally come to his senses. Because according to a new investigative report, Mueller may FINALLY be investigating the illegal activities linked to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
According to a report by Fox News, former Obama White House Counsel and Clinton-linked attorney Greg Craig may soon be charged by the Justice Department for engaging in illegal unregistered overseas lobbying, in a case initially probed by Mueller -- a development that would make him the FIRST Democrat to face prosecution amid the long-running Russia investigation.
The case centers on lobbying work that Craig performed in 2012 for the Russian-backed president of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, while Craig was a partner at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Craig allegedly never registered as a foreign agent under a U.S. law known as the Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, which requires lobbyists to declare publicly if they represent foreign leaders, governments or their political parties.
So why are FARA violations suddenly on Mueller’s radar? Because this was a focal point in his investigation against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Manafort, who connected Craig with Yanukovych, has been convicted on numerous bank and tax fraud charges, and was separately accused of FARA violations. He was sentenced earlier this month to approximately seven years in prison.
Craig left Skadden last year as his work with Manafort became public. In January, Skadden agreed to cooperate with the DOJ's registration requirements and paid $4.6 million in a settlement to avoid a criminal prosecution. "We have learned much from this incident and are taking steps to prevent anything similar from happening again,” the firm said in a statement at the time.
Mueller referred the Craig case to New York federal prosecutors, apparently because it fell outside his mandate of determining whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia.
But according to a Tuesday report from The New York Times, New York prosecutors ultimately forwarded the case to the Justice Department in Washington, D.C. in January for a now-imminent final decision on filing charges.
Separately, New York prosecutors are also looking into potential similar charges regarding another Clinton-connected Washington insider, Tony Podesta. In September, Manafort admitted to directing two firms -- Mercury Public Affairs and the Podesta Group -- to lobby in the U.S. on behalf of a Ukrainian political party and Ukraine's government, then led by Yanukovych, Manafort's longtime political patron.
Now let’s see if Mueller – and the mainstream media – have the guts to drag this Obama & Clinton-linked investigation out as long as they have with President Trump!