Matthew Kahn

Matthew Kahn is an Associate Editor at Lawfare and a Research Assistant in Governance Studies focusing on national security law at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was a research assistant at the Center on Privacy and Technology at Georgetown Law and a research intern at the Network Science Initiative at the National Journal. He received a bachelor's degree in Government from Georgetown University in 2017.

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What’s Actually in the Manafort FARA Filing?

On June 27, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort retroactively filed disclosure forms under the Foreign Agents Registration Act detailing his business relationship to the pro-Russia Ukrainian Party of Regions. The forms describe $17.1 million in receipts to Manafort’s company, DMP International, LLC ("DMP"), all from the Party of Regions. They also describe $3.9 million in expenses, including $2.6 million in travel and living expenses. DMP earned a net total of $13.2 million from Party of Regions. Here’s the 87-page filing Manafort made yesterday: