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Top Maxine Waters Staffer Lobbied For Chinese Communist Party Military
The National Pulse ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2020 | NATALIE WINTERS

Posted on 10/12/2020 5:12:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

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 company, a military proxy, and a propaganda laundering initiative.

His firm at the time, the Podesta Group, made millions from the connections he garnered at taxpayer expense while working in the office of Waters, who ranks one of the “most corrupt members of Congress.”

ZTE.

Over the course of four years, the firm raked in roughly $2,200,000 for conducting lobbying efforts on behalf of ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company designated as a “national security threat” by the Trump administration.

According to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, ZTE retains “close ties to the Chinese Communist Party and China’s military apparatus.” The company, whose largest shareholder is a Chinese state-owned enterprise, was also fined $1.3 billion by the Trump administration to reverse a ban it received for violating U.S. sanctions against Iran and North Korea.

Despite these ties, for the entire year of 2016, Thompson lobbied on behalf of ZTE on the issue of “U.S.-China trade relations,” ostensibly bolstering ZTE’s ability to access the U.S. market.

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1 posted on 10/12/2020 5:12:58 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Medusa Marxine? Face - Words - Deeds...you’ve got the trifecta gfriend. C’mon man. “Representation” for PSYCHOPATHS & ZOMBIES 1.0

More embarrassment for a fabulous republic. Just aks her.


2 posted on 10/12/2020 5:32:38 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Mad Maxine, Sheila Jackson Lee, the Podestas, CCP, North Korea...

3 posted on 10/12/2020 5:37:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Marxine Watters.


4 posted on 10/12/2020 5:38:27 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper; piasa

Ping.


5 posted on 10/12/2020 5:40:37 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

And Feinstein’s driver was a Chinese spy. Coincidence?


6 posted on 10/12/2020 6:03:42 PM PDT by Revel
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First few drops of a coming flood...


7 posted on 10/12/2020 9:07:05 PM PDT by GOPJ (Biden's base: Why doesn't Biden's Tour have rallies in black communities?)
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