Attempting to Influence
28 CFR § 69.105(h) [28 CFR PART 69—NEW RESTRICTIONS ON LOBBYING]
For purposes of this part:
(h) Influencing or attempting to influence
means making, with the intent to influence, any communication to or appearance before an officer or employee or any agency, a Member of Congress, an officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with any covered Federal action.