POLITICO Quotes Matthew Sanderson on Former White House Counsel Charged with Violating FARA
Robert Mueller’s investigation is over. But the government crackdown on unregistered foreign agents may be just getting started.
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A letter from the FARA enforcement unit now “has to be taken as seriously as a heart attack,” said Matthew Sanderson, a lawyer at Caplin & Drysdale who advises clients on the law.
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Unlike those men, however, Craig is a longstanding member of the Washington establishment — a Yale Law School graduate who worked in two White Houses and as an aide to the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) between stints in private practice. His indictment as part of the FARA crackdown signals “there’s really no scalp that is too high-profile for them to go after,” said Sanderson, the Caplin & Drysdale lawyer.
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Excerpt taken from the article “Prosecution of Former White House Counsel Sets K Street on Edge — Again” by Theodoric Meyer for POLITICO.