Newsletter: Sunburn: The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics: “Watchdog wants DOJ investigation into Jeff Miller’s foreign lobbying”
The Campaign Legal Center (CLC) requested the DOJ open an investigation into the Santa Rosa Republican, who registered within six months of leaving office in 2017 to “advise the State of Qatar regarding their interests with Executive & Legislative branches,” according to his federal Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) filing. However, CLC claims Miller wasn’t allowed to advise a foreign entity at all in 2017 and appears to have violated federal law. “Providing ‘behind-the-scenes’ aid and advice in support of Qatar’s lobbying or other influence efforts are also prohibited.”
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