In what amounts to a marriage of lobbying and espionage, the Chinese have pieced together a list of the people with whom Trump regularly speaks in the hopes of using them to influence the President, the officials said.
Lisa Lin, the director of Elementary Language and Literacy Development and Chinese Language Programs in New York City’s Department of Education, recalled the time a parent of one of her students asked for a favor.
With Trump being one of the most unpredictable presidents the U.S. has ever seen, it’s impossible to know which way he will go on this deal, especially amid a fraught relationship with the Chinese government due to trade policies and North Korea.
U.S. Intelligence agencies continue to warn of Beijing’s spying activities in the U.S. – including commercial espionage and the stealing of intellectual property.
“The Chinese counter-intelligence threat is more...
An American businesswoman with international ties pleaded guilty today for her role in facilitating an unregistered lobbying campaign of the Administration of the President of the United States and the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of foreign principals in exchange for millions of dollars.