Apple adds Wyden staffer to lobbying team

Apple has hired a senior aide to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron WydenRon WydenRepublican chairman: Our tax reform plan fits with Trump's vision Post Orlando, hawks make a power play Democrats seize spotlight with sit-in on guns MORE (D-Ore.) as the newest addition to its lobbying team.

Kristin Smith started at the tech giant this month, according to her LinkedIn profile and records kept by Legistorm, a congressional research website. 

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Smith worked on Capitol Hill for two years, beginning as a staff assistant for former Sen. Max BaucusMax BaucusWyden unveils business tax proposal College endowments under scrutiny The chaotic fight for ObamaCare MORE (D-Mont.) before moving to the financial services panel that Baucus led before being appointed as the U.S. ambassador to China. 

Wyden took over as the panel’s chairman when Baucus resigned in February.

Apple did not return requests for comment.