Gregory Craig is stepping down as White House Counsel and will be replaced by Perkins Coie partner Robert Bauer, the White House announced Friday morning. The move, effective Jan. 3, comes one month after Craig told The National Law Journal that he had "no plans to leave." But Craig was under pressure for his support of a one-year deadline to shutter Guantanamo -- a deadline that now seems unlikely to be met.
Gregory Craig Resigns as White House Counsel
The National Law Journal
November 13, 2009