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June 5, 2017  •  

Monday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


Lobbyists Don’t Get Business Boom with Trump” by Sean McMinn and Kate Ackley for Roll Call

Special Counsel Mueller to Probe Ex-Trump Aide Flynn’s Turkey Ties” by Nathan Layne, Mark Hosenball, and Julia Edwards Ainsley for Reuters

Arizona: “Corruption Case Snares Lobbyist at the Center of Arizona Power Politics” by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez for Arizona Republic

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Canada: “Feds Introduce Legislation to Shine Light on Cash-for-Access Fundraisers” by Joan Bryden (Canadian Press) for Winnipeg Free Press

New Mexico: “Secretary of State’s Office Lacks Funds to Fix Campaign Finance Website” by Andrew Oxford for Santa Fe New Mexican

Tennessee: “Expert: Money trail shows possible misconduct by state Sen. Brian Kelsey” by Dave Boucher and Joel Ebert for The Tennessean


Less Tweeting, Lawyers Beg. ‘Covfefe,’ the President Says.” By Peter Baker and Glenn Thrush for New York Times

Explanations for Kushner’s Meeting with Head of Kremlin-Linked Bank Don’t Match Up” by David Filipov, Amy Brittain, Rosalind Helderman, and Tom Hamburger for Washington Post

White House Waivers May Have Violated Ethics Rules” by Steve Eder and Eric Lipton for New York Times

Michigan: “Rizzo Star Witness Sours on Feds, Gets Indicted” by Robert Snell for Detroit News

North Carolina: “Legislative Leaders Win This Round in Court in Power Struggle with Governor” by Anne Blythe for Raleigh News & Observer

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