Why lobbyists like Manafort don’t want to register as foreign agents


Washington( CNN) Paul Manafort is expected to retroactively enter as a foreign agent after failing to disclose his prior work for a foreign government.

It won’t be the first time because this is done less than eagerly.

Lobbyists representing foreign governments are required to disclose their work in thorough detail to the Department of Justice thanks to the Foreign Agents Registration Act( FARA ). The enrollments invite lobbyists about the services they plan to provide for foreign principals, about fund they’ve received from foreign governments and about any public relations act they will do on behalf of certain clients.