Commerce documents show Rick Gates lobbied Wilbur Ross on behalf of Tom Barrack and Elliott Broidy on issues linked to their financial interests.
Right to Rise spent hundreds of thousands of dollars during the 2016 campaign, but concealed their activity by routing the spending through at least one other group.
The filings may have coincided with scrutiny of the group by Mueller’s investigators, and may suggest activity by his team behind the scenes.
Payments to the hotel related to the event result in personal income for President Trump, who still owns and profits from his businesses.
Trump Organization Business Partner Signed a Deal with Saudi-backed Fund Weeks Before Journalist DisappearedLinnaea Honl-Stuenkel
The Trump Organization’s Indonesian partner inked an agreement for a Trump-branded development with a firm in which the Saudi government owns a large stake.
Republican lobbyist C. Boyden Gray contributed $250k to pro-Trump political nonprofit America First Policies in April 2018.
President Trump is unwilling to abide even by the ethics rules he has set for himself.
Just because members of Congress are not running for reelection doesn’t mean they aren’t continuing to spend campaign cash.
Tobacco company Reynolds American gave $1.5 million to pro-Trump dark money nonprofit America First Policies in 2017.
Congressional staffers who pass through the revolving door to join lobbying firms are often hot commodities for special interests seeking access to their former bosses.