Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent vaccine rollout, pharmaceutical giants including Pfizer and Moderna have substantially increased their lobbying efforts, a National Pulse investigation has revealed. The lobbying apparatuses at both vaccine-reliant companies – in terms of the number of lobbyists hired and the overall budget deployed to influence government officials – have seen dramatic increases since 2019. The news comes one day after hidden camera footage revealed a Pfizer scientist admitting: “Basically, our organization is run on COVID money now.” Democrat Operatives Turn Vax Lobbyists. Many of the new Big Pharma hires have come from consulting firms with deep
Representative Elise Stefanik's Democrat challenger represented the Chinese Communist Party-run media outlet China Daily in a 2019 lawsuit.
A new report reveals Facebook as the largest corporate lobbying spender in the U.S. in 2020. The Public Citizen report reveals the social media platform spent $19,680,000 to lobby in 2020, placing it nearly $1,000,000 above Amazon, the second-highest spender. “Big Tech has eclipsed yesterday’s big lobbying spenders, Big Oil and Big Tobacco. In 2020, Amazon and Facebook spent nearly twice as much as Exxon and Philip Morris on lobbying,” the report adds. During the 2020 election cycle, Big Tech also spent a record-breaking $124 million in lobbying and contributions to candidates. Much of this growth is linked to Amazon and
Newly uncovered e-mails from Hunter Biden’s hard drive reveal he was “totally credited” for lobbying his father, the Vice President of the United States at the time, on behalf of big corporate and union lobbyists, the National Pulse can exclusively reveal. Following the bombshell revelation that Hunter Biden pledged to lobby his Vice President father Joe Biden – contrary to what the Biden family has often claimed – the National Pulse can now reveal how lobbyists “totally credit[ed]” Hunter for “saving the day” for them. Lobbyist Chuck Harple had written to Hunter Biden on December 14 2010. The request was
Dana Thompson, a former Legislative Director and Chief Counsel to Rep. Maxine Waters, registered as a lobbyist on behalf a host of Chinese Communist Party-linked entities, The National Pulse can reveal. Thompson, who also served as Chief of Staff for Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, was a former Principal at lobbying behemoth Podesta Group before co-founding Fulcrum Public Affairs, the “only 100% Black and Latinx-owned government relations firm in Washington, DC.” While at the Podesta Group, the project of Democratic heavyweights John and Tony Podesta, Thompson registered to lobby on behalf of three Chinese Communist Party-linked entities: a controversial telecommunications
Suzy George, a new addition to the transition team of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, is a former principal of Albright Stonebridge Group, a consulting firm that has extensive links to the Chinese Communist Party. George, who joined the transition team in early September, was a principal at the consulting behemoth for over a decade, from 2001 to 2014. Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) describes has a robust China practice, declaring it “the firm’s largest single country practice” on its homepage. Among the firm’s ranks, therefore, are several Chinese Communist Party apparatchiks: “The practice includes trade and policy experts, former high-level
Kamala Harris’s husband’s firm, DLA Piper, consults on behalf of a bevy of Chinese Communist Party-owned companies and employs former Chinese Communist Party officials. DLA Piper, a multinational law firm, boasts nearly 30 years of experience in China and over 140 lawyers dedicated to its “China Investment Services” branch. Harris’s links to the company are found with her husband, Douglas Emhoff, who has served as a Partner in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice and its Media, Sport, and Entertainment sector since 2017. DLA Piper boasts of having “long-established and embedded “China Desks” in both the U.S. and Europe”
Chris Coons, the Senate successor to Joe Biden also known as the “Biden whisperer” and “power player” in a potential Biden administration has seen his recent Chief of Staff register as a lobbyist for Chinese Communist Party-linked Alibaba. Adam Bramwell leveraged his credentials as the Senator’s Chief of Staff and General Counsel from 2016 to 2019 to procure the role of Managing Director at the consulting behemoth Mercury Public Affairs. On August 1st 2020, he registered as a lobbyist for Alibaba, a Chinese company whose founder Jack Ma is a member of the Chinese Communist Party who insisted he was “in