DOJ Prepares To Sue Former RNC Finance Chair And Casino Magnate For Lobbying Trump On China’s Behalf

The Hill reports:

The Department of Justice is reportedly preparing to sue luxury Las Vegas casino developer Steve Wynn in order to force him to register as a foreign lobbyist over allegations that he attempted to lobby Trump administration officials to obtain a diplomatic favor for China.

The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday that people familiar with the matter said that prosecutors have gathered evidence against Wynn, who has served as an informal adviser to former President Trump,

The sources added that the Justice Department is prepared to bring Wynn to court if he does not register as a lobbyist under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Read the full article. Wynn resigned as RNC finance chair in 2018 after multiple female employees came forward with accusations of sexual harassment. RNC chair Ronna McDaniel demanded “due process” for Wynn before returning his personal donations. She never did.