In his most wide-ranging interview as White House counsel, Gregory Craig said Friday that he does not intend to resign his position and he pushed back against criticism of his role in the Obama administration’s plan to close the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

“I have no plans to leave whatsoever,” Craig said. “The rumors that I’m about to leave are false. The reports that I’m about to leave are wrong. I have no plans to leave.”

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