As arguments in Greg Craig’s three-week trial came to a close Tuesday, his defense lawyer urged jurors to consider the former Obama White House counsel’s character and a career “built on honesty and trust” as they weigh whether he misled the Justice Department about his past work for Ukraine.

In a more than 90-minute closing argument, defense lawyer William Murphy drew a sharp contrast between Craig and a pair of star witnesses for the prosecution. Murphy, a Baltimore-based partner at Zuckerman Spaeder, called one of the witnesses an “occupational liar,” and the other a “con artist” and “congenital liar.”

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