Boom Times for Turkey’s Lobbyists in Trump’s Washington

Shortly after a multibillion-dollar money-laundering scheme implicated the man who would become Turkey’s president in 2014, proxies for the Turkish government spent more than $1.7 million on their top lobbyists. A Courthouse News investigation found that figure more than quadrupled to about $7.3 million by 2018, with much of the money going to allies of President Donald Trump.