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Manafort and Gates, were charged in October with 12 criminal offences - include money laundering, tax evasion, and conspiracy against the United States - relating to their lobbying activities in Ukraine. Ross's Twitter feed quotes Mercury as saying it registered with FARA over its links to the Turkey-U.S. ...
But these communications revolved not around Russian meddling in U.S. politics, but around work Van Der Zwaan's law firm did on behalf of Victor Yanukovych, the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine. The law firm produced a paper defending Yanukovych's decision to prosecute and jail another ...

KIEV, Ukraine -- A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine. The U.S. indictment handed up Friday by a grand ...
Shipyard, Wireless Carriers Among Top Lobbyist Spenders. A shipyard fighting for tax breaks and California billionaire pushing to pass a victim rights amendment in Maine are among the top spenders on lobbyists so far this year. Feb. 24, 2018, at 9:45 a.m.. Shipyard, Wireless Carriers Among Top Lobbyist Spenders. Share.
President Donald Trump has praised the NRA and its leaders as "Great People and Great American Patriots," but one student who survived the Parkland, Fla., school shooting wants you to know that the group's lobbyists are not patriots. “Would American patriots try to buy democracy from the American ...
The National Rifle Association's longtime Florida lobbyist has sent an email alert criticizing gun safety proposals introduced by the governor and lawmakers. ... The Louisiana Republican says he was "blessed" that two U.S. Capitol police officers engaged the shooter at the baseball practice, saving Scalise ...

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At seventy-eight years old, she is nearing four decades as the most influential gun lobbyist in the United States. Her policies .... From this office, Hammer has shepherded laws into existence that have dramatically altered long-held American norms and legal principles. In the .... Other lobbyists communicate with staffers, too.
Top US Gun Lobbyist Lashes Out at Gun Control Advocates ... "Our American freedoms could be lost and our country will be changed forever, and the first to go will be the Second Amendment of our Constitution," he said. WATCH: ... "The United States of America doesn't stand with murderous dictatorships.
Lobbyists didn't always get what they wanted. Americans Against Double Taxation was formed specifically to prevent the state and local tax deduction from being scrapped. The group, which included the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National Association of Counties, didn't register to lobby until ...
In the first installment of "Ask Bob," VPR reporter Bob Kinzel talks to us about the increase in the number of lobbyists at the Vermont Statehouse. ... To some people, the term "lobbyist" can conjure up a kind of sleazy image — and that negative connotation may be people reacting to sort of the "Washington, ...
Warner (D-Virginia), the top Democrat on the US Senate Intelligence Committee and one of the most outspoken advocates of blaming Russia for the 2016 electoral defeat of Hillary Clinton, was reported to have had extensive communication with Adam Waldman, a US lobbyist, who is best known for acting ...
Several contract lobbyists work the floors at the Capitol on behalf of state agencies and universities. Last year, state agencies paid contract lobbyists at least $360,000, according to the 2017 lobbyists financial and clients reports filed with the Mississippi secretary of state's office. Lobbyist Trey Bobinger, for ...
The last time comprehensive immigration reform was on the table in 2013, lobbying on immigration and border issues shot up faster than the fences that now speckle the U.S.-Mexico border. Lobbyists who reported advocating on “border security” jumped from 146 in 2012 to 1,213 in 2013, according to ...
For those who prefer going by growth, the 6% increase from the prior year was the largest surge in lobbyist spending since 2008. Put another way ... Trump's D.C.. These 10 lobbyists spent the most courting American politicians — and largely succeeded — in a banner 2017. .... U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
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Though Trump promised to close the revolving door of lobbyists and D.C. bureaucrats, his administration has taken lobbyist appointments to new levels. Across his administration, lobbyists are being appointed to work on issues related to their former clients. Waivers have been issued to allow former ...

Raleigh attorney and lobbyist Mark Bibbs has been indicted on felony charges that he lobbied legislators on behalf of a bail bonds company without properly ... Investigators spent months looking into Bibbs' work in 2016 on behalf of NC Bail Academy, Rockford-Cohen Group, All American Bail Bonds and ...
Or was there a luncheon with, say, Florida House Republican Ron DeSantis, a lawmaker who listed U.S. Steel stock as an asset on his 2016 financial disclosure? The final tally of registered lobbyists from 2017 will likely rise. Fourth quarter lobbying reports were due to Congress by Jan. 22, but about 8 ...
One of the quirks of life in Washington, D.C., is that pretty much the only people who don't refer to lobbyists by that name are, well, lobbyists.
Lobbyists appear spooked by Russia probe ... the Podesta Group and Mercury to lobby for the Ukrainians in the United States. .... of the Russian partially state-owned VTB Bank to "discuss U.S. sanctions on Russian institutions. ... laws, so that the American people can see what's going on behind the veil?".
It gives us a chance to talk about the culture needs to change. And all of us who lead organizations, women and men, need to foster a culture of ...
https://www.the-american-interest.com/2017/11/23/diplomat-vs-lobbyist/ ... A former U.S. congressman is leveling serious accusations against a U.S. ... foreign dictators when they seem to be useful to the United States.
Voice of America's Ukrainian Service has turned up several U.S. and ... charges including having failed to register as a lobbyist for a foreign ... the United States without registering under the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). ... LDA registration is required of U.S. lobbyists representing business ...
NAFTA Negotiations Shift Down a Gear With Eyes on US Lobbyists ... facets of the nearly 2,000-page North American Free Trade Agreement, ... to move at all as long as the United States continues to hold some ridiculous ...
Analysts say the home of Washington's lobbyist core could be set ablaze over the ... "The lack of detail has the strategic benefit of holding off lobbyists and ... Lewis Alexander, the chief US economist at Nomura, wrote that one major tax ... How "the Best Sweatshirt Ever" is Made in the USAAmerican Giant.
In an interview, Saccone admitted the lobbyist-paid meal stories are ... He said he and his wife dine with lobbyists because other lawmakers do.
How a Texas insurance lobbyist ended up in the anti-swamp Trump administration ... Dan Brouillette, deputy secretary of energy nominee for U.S. President ... swamp" and rid the capital of the lobbyists and "deep state" bureaucrats who have long .... USAA donated $100,000 to the American Future Project, ...
Korkmaz's company, SBK Holding, is a member of the Turkey-U.S. ... to help me understand where the Turkish-American relationship is and ...
Lobbyists Rally to Save Tax Breaks Under Threat in Trump Plan ... “Altering that would make it more difficult for American companies to ...
Fighting Special Interest Lobbyist Power Over Public Policy. Posted on September 27, 2017, 9:02 am. AP/Rick BowmerLobbyists gather outside the Utah House of ... Committee on Ethics and the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics to identify which ... that they are supposed to oversee on behalf of the American people.
So lobbyists are preparing for a flurry of business owners flying to ... “It will not take long for us to organize ourselves,” said James Ballentine, the top lobbyist for the American Bankers Association, which applauded ...
Thanks to the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, lobbyists now have the opportunity to donate to a very needy cause: Trump staffers' legal ...
Big Bucks Flow To Colorado Lobbyist Offices Steps From The Capitol ... Nearly 600 lobbyists and lobbying firms reported earning a total of $30 million in ... “It has put us in the position of being the record keepers or historians ...
Lobbyists are essential to the success of any endeavor at most every level of government. More to the point though, it is important for us to work ...
United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks at a news ... American Free Trade Agreement renegotiations in Washington, U.S., August 16, 2017. ... was emerging as a major obstacle to a deal, auto industry lobbyists said. U.S. ... One lobbyist, speaking on condition of anonymity because the ...
If American politics was Broadway, we would call Rinat Akhmetshin a ... a U.S. law that sanctions Russian officials alleged to have played a role ...
You know, the Russians kind of retaliated against the United States for passing that law by banning adoptions by U.S. citizens of Russian ...
How Washington lobbyists fought flood insurance reform ... And the American Bankers Association has warned of a “regional foreclosure crisis” ...
Avery-Buckner is known as a tenacious lobbyist. She is ... Borden has built a roster of productive relationships envied by all other lobbyists.
Lobbyist David Urban, who helped engineer President Trump's win in Pennsylvania, is the top choice to be U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, a source familiar with the ... Urban is the president of American Continental Group, ...
The entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The hotel has cemented its status as a gathering spot for prominent conservatives ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator has been tapped as the new regional administrator for the U.S. ...
Russian-American lobbyist under scrutiny for Trump Tower meeting ... I'd like to find out how committed he is to the United States over Russia," ...
A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee wants to investigate the naturalization of Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin, who ...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named a business lobbyist and ex-environmental regulator as regional administrator for the ...
George Pataki from 2004 to 2007, and now he is a managing director at Park Strategies, the government lobbying firm founded by former U.S. ...
“So tax lobbyists are trying to predict what Congress will pass instead. ... You can also follow all of us on Twitter: @davidabeavers, @aubreeeweaver and ... think tank in the United States, emails obtained by The Intercept show. ... And while some firms that advise the American Technology Council signaled ...
So tax lobbyists are trying to predict what Congress will pass instead. ... Ken Kies, a top tax lobbyist who worked as tax counsel to the House ...
NC Pup Lobbies U.S. Lawmakers to End 'Horrifying' Animal ... The four-legged lobbyist was quick to make an impression on U.S. lawmakers.


 

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