TikTok Turns to Dem Lobbyists to Fight Potential Trump Ban

Former Clyburn, Pelosi staffers will spearhead Chinese app's D.C. operations

Former aides to powerful Democrats are flocking to TikTok's lobbying team as the Trump administration weighs a possible ban of the China-linked app that some policymakers consider a threat to national security.

Former Pelosi Aides Cash in as Coronavirus Lobbyists

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Reps. Sarbanes and Holmes Norton Hold Event Marking Anniversary Of 19th Amendment, Women's Right To VoteFormer aides to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) have raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars this year as registered lobbyists on coronavirus-related issues and legislation, according to federal disclosure records reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

Warren Opposes Lobbyists’ Donations, Despite Accepting $95,000 in 2012, 2018

Warren endorsed a Democratic Senate candidate who accepted over $15,000 from lobbyists in 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Monday released her anti-corruption plan, which includes a ban on lobbyists making contributions to political candidates, despite accepting at least $95,000 during the 2012 and 2018 election cycles.

Iowa Dem Hits Ernst for Taking Pharma Money, Takes Pharma Lobbyist Money

Theresa Greenfield’s most recent financial disclosure reveals at least $17,500 from big pharma lobbyists

The Democratic establishment's pick to challenge Republican senator Joni Ernst in Iowa took aim at her this week for receiving contributions from the pharmaceutical industry. But her own disclosures show she received big cash from the industry's top lobbyists.