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  1. Jeffrey Wice Quoted in Huffington Post on Alabama Lawsuit to Exclude Immigrants from Census Count

    Every 10 years, the Census Bureau counts all people in the United States, regardless of their immigration status. That total is then used as the basis to figure out how many congressional seats each state gets. The 14th Amendment says …

  2. Rosenstein Comments on Potential FARA Violation for Michael Cohen

    Information released Tuesday on Michael Cohen’s activities, including his bank records, show that work he did for Swiss company, Novartis, may have triggered the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and made him criminally liable. Rosenstein believes that given Novartis’ status …

  3. Rosenstein Quoted in The Hill on Ethical Conflicts in Trump Administration

    In February, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached a settlement agreement with Syngenta Seeds LLC, a California company, to resolve violations of federal pesticide regulations. The fine reached from this settlement was dramatically lower than the fine that was imposed …

  4. Rosenstein Quoted in Vice News on Role of Giuliani in Russia Probe

    Last week, President Trump tapped former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to join his legal team and assist in negotiating an end to Robert Mueller’s probe into 2016 election meddling. Vice News explores the possible connection between Rudy Giuliani …

  5. Rosenstein Comments on Mystery Over Pro-Saudi Tabloid and Federal Lobbying Law

    Last month, a pro-Saudi tabloid was distributed in the United States that raised questions about the magazine’s origins. It is speculated that the magazine, produced by American Media Inc., may have been shared with officials at the Saudi embassy in …

  6. Joe Birkenstock Comments on the Use of Cryptocurrency To Fund Campaigns on CNBC

    The Federal Election Commission first approved bitcoin contributions for political campaigns in 2014. However, many lawmakers still question the transparency of bitcoin contributions given bitcoins pseudonymous nature. Joe Birkenstock comments on the debate: “If the interest is in transparency, we …

  7. Joe Birkenstock Comments on New FARA Regulations in Financial Times

    In “US Lawmakers Push for Crackdown on Foreign Companies”, the Financial Times explores the new Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) bill introduced by Rep. Johnson and Sen. Grassley. The bill would strengthen the Foreign Agents Registration Act and would heap new …

  8. Rosenstein Comments on Surge of FARA Registrations

    Since the indictment of former Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Richard Gates public attention to FARA has surged leading to a record number of registrations. On the recent surge, Rosenstein commented in PR Week, The indictments of Manafort and …

  9. Joe Sandler Comments on Grassley-Johnson Lobbying Bill

    Rep. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Mike Johnson have introduced new legislation that would reform the way lobbying works in Washington, D.C. The bill would require more reporting requirements for lobbyists who work on behalf of foreign interests. Of the bill, …

  10. Joshua Rosenstein Discusses FARA with Ari Melber on MSNBC

    Joshua Rosenstein appeared on The Beat with Ari Melber to discuss the Foreign Agents Registration Act and its relevance in the Manafort indictment. You can watch the interview here.