Full Measure: The Foreign Connection

Number 28195
Subject Foreign Affairs
Source Full Measure
State
Year 2018
Publication Date April 8, 2018
Summary Foreigners are barred from directly giving money to American politicians and political parties. But it turns out, there’s a legal way around that. It involves well-connected middlemen in the U.S., PR firms, and lobbyists, acting as foreign agents. They’re paid huge sums to get foreigners access to U.S. government officials that most Americans will never have. They may even help write our laws and direct your tax dollars to foreign interests. And when so many are talking about a foreign issue- for example, Russia, you can bet foreign agents are in the background pulling strings. For the past eight months, we’ve been examining The Foreign Connection to Russia and Ukraine.
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Keywords Full Measure, politics, lobbying, foreign, government, Russia, Ukraine, money
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