A former Managing Trustee of the Democratic National Committee lobbied on behalf of the Russian government’s international investment fund which was recently sanctioned by the United States, The National Pulse can reveal. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) – a sovereign wealth fund established while Vladimir Putin was Prime Minister – was the recent target of sanctions from the Biden White House following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Despite the Biden regime’s move to sanction the fund, The National Pulse can reveal that RDIF previously retained former Democratic National Committee (DNC) Managing Trustee John Raffaelli as its American representative, according to
Representative Elise Stefanik's Democrat challenger represented the Chinese Communist Party-run media outlet China Daily in a 2019 lawsuit.
The President of the George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations – which has accepted millions of dollars from a top Chinese Communist Party propaganda group – appeared on Chinese state-run media to encourage Americans to look at the regime positively and praise its “good governance,” The National Pulse can reveal. The June 24th segment (full clip below) on the state-run broadcaster China Global Television Network (CGTN) followed an Axios report revealing that the George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations agreed to accept $1 million per year from 2019 to 2023 from the China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF). CUSEF
An official from the Obama-Biden administration lobbied for a Chinese tech firm collaborating with the country's military and carrying out surveillance operations against Uyghurs.
Jonathan McCollum, a former Obama campaign aide, is registered to lobby the U.S. federal government on behalf of a Chinese Communist Party-owned energy company. Now the Chair of Federal Government Relations at Davidoff Hutcher & Citron (DHC) LLP, McCollum previously worked on several Democratic party campaigns including former President Barack Obama’s 2008 run. His professional bio also reveals he served as a legislative correspondent to anti-Trump Senator Gordon Smith and his former stint at the New Hampshire Democratic Party: “Working for the New Hampshire Democratic Party, he managed two statewide races, a mayoral race, and over thirty municipal campaigns. His accomplishments
The Justice Department charged an Iranian professor residing in the U.S. with serving as an “unregistered agent of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran,” including spreading Iranian propaganda in American media and “lobbying U.S. Congressman and the U.S. Department of State” since 2007. According to the Department of Justice: A criminal complaint was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Kaveh Lotfolah Afrasiabi, also known as Lotfolah Kaveh Afrasiabi, with acting and conspiring to act as an unregistered agent of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in violation of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
The National Pulse is today publishing a full list of news outlets said to have granted the Chinese Communist Party and its propaganda outlets “favorable coverage” or “positive messages” following an investigation into the China-United States Exchange Foundation and ‘BLJ Worldwide’. The full list follows a National Pulse exposé on the China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF), founded by the Vice-Chairman of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), which has been identified by the U.S.-China Security and Economic Review Commission as a key component of the Chinese Communist Party’s United Work Front. The effort, according to the U.S. government report, aims
The State Department has designated an additional six Chinese Communist Party-run media outlets as “foreign missions.” The outlets included in the list are the U.S. operations of Yicai Global, Jiefang Daily, Xinmin Evening News, Social Sciences in China Press, Beijing Review, and Economic Daily and follow the designation of several other Chinese state-run media outlets. According to the State Department’s press release, “Designation of Additional PRC Propaganda Outlets as Foreign Missions”: “Over the past decade, and particularly under General Secretary Xi Jinping’s tenure, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has asserted greater control over China’s state-backed propaganda outlets while trying to