A Trump surrogate who regularly appears on CNN has a new gig — as a lobbyist for a Chinese telecom giant that was hit in 2018 with US sanctions. New York Times reporter Ken Vogel on Thursday revealed that David Urban, along with other GOP operatives, registered in November 2018 as a lobbyist for the Chinese smartphone maker ZTE. SWAMP UPDATE: To block restrictions on Chinese firms accused of violating US sanctions, the Chinese tech giantRaw Story
A look at where Trump's rhetoric conflicts with staff statistics.www.washingtonpost.com
The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday announced a new tranche of sanctions against seven Venezuelan individuals and two dozen business entities over an alleged currency scheme that resulted in $2.4 billion in embezzledTheHill
Court documents filed in Washington, DC allege that convicted Paul Manafort said that he was using intermediaries to 'get people appointed in the [Trump] Administration' in January 2017.Mail Online
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he will force a vote on a resolution to disapprove of the Trump administration's decision to relax sanctions on companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, calling tTheHill
The invitation may become the next flashpoint in fights between congressional leaders and Trump over relations with Russia.POLITICO
The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to move ahead with a resolution disapproving of a Trump administration plan to ease sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal , its parent En+ and power firm EuroSibEnergo.U.S.