Former US senator Joe Lieberman has claimed a lobbyist’s exemption from having to register as a foreign agent as a result of his work for ZTE. Photo: Reuters

Former US senator Joe Lieberman’s work for China’s ZTE makes him a foreign agent, complaint says

  • Joe Lieberman’s firm says it doesn’t advocate on behalf of ZTE, while claiming an exemption that means lobbyists do not have to register as foreign agents
  • The Campaign Legal Centre, which filed a complaint about Lieberman’s ZTE work, says he ‘can’t have it both ways’
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Former US senator Joe Lieberman has claimed a lobbyist’s exemption from having to register as a foreign agent as a result of his work for ZTE. Photo: Reuters
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