EXC: Cuomo Adviser Registered As ‘Foreign Agent’ To Lobby For Chinese Communist Party

A former adviser to Andrew Cuomo during the current New York Governor’s failed 2002 gubernatorial campaign has registered as a “foreign agent” to lobby on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party’s American Embassy. Daniel Kohns, who also served as Communications Director for Democratic Congressman Mike Honda, leveraged these connections to become Vice President at lobbying behemoth BLJ Worldwide. In 2018, he was required to file with the Department of Justice’s Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) as a result of him lobbying on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party, specifically the country’s U.S. Embassy. There, Kohns “provide[d] ongoing public relations services