Founder of Florida spa tied to Robert Kraft case offered access to Trump and family , at Mar-a-Lago to Chinese clients ,
Cindy (Li) Yang, a Florida entrepreneur who founded a chain of spas and massage parlors that included the one
where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ,
Mother Jones, which broke the story on Saturday, says Yang could not be reached for comment. The White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
According to Mother Jones, Yang’s company — GY US Investments LLC — has a website, mostly in Chinese, that
shows her and purported clients hobnobbing at the presidential retreat.
The company, founded in 2017 by Yang and her husband, Zubin Gong, describes itself as a consulting firm that helps
businesses in America “expand their brand image in the modern Chinese marketplace.”
It details Yang’s vast network within the Trump administration and Republican Party — including photos with the president, his family, members of Congress and key White House aides — and offers businesses and individuals a window into that network.
The website, mostly in Chinese, lists events where Yang and others at the company mingled with the president and members of his cabinet, such as Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.
It also lists photos with the president’s family, including sons Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., top White House aide Kellyanne Conway, former Trump aide Sebastian Gorka and Fox News host Jesse Watters.
It lists various dinners and charity events and a fluid calendar of events, most including Trump. One also listed Republican Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel.
According to Mother Jones, the company boasts it has “arranged taking photos with the President” and suggests it can set up a “White House and Capitol Hill Dinner.”