Entries by Chuck Ross

Ruben Gallego Ad Features Sheriff Who Likened Border Agents to Nazi Secret Police

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Santa Cruz County sheriff David Hathaway has repeatedly insulted border agents as ‘goons,’ argued for ‘porous’ borders Arizona Senate candidate’s (D.) latest effort to rebrand himself as a border hawk is a campaign ad that features an Arizona sheriff who supports “porous” borders and has compared federal immigration agents to Nazi secret police. Gallego’s campaign […]

Ruben Gallego Says He’s ‘Not on the Hook’ to Lobbyists. He’s Sponsored Bills Backed by His Lobbyist Wife.

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Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego (Ariz.) says that if elected to the Senate, he will “not be on the hook” to lobbyists and other special interests. That might be news to his wife, a self-proclaimed “Democratic lobbyist” for a real estate trade group that frequently ranks as the top-spending lobbyist group in the country. Since 2019, […]

John Fetterman Disavowed ‘Dirty’ Corporate Money. Then Came Sam Bankman-Fried.

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Senator-elect John Fetterman (D., Pa.) disavowed “dirty money” from corporate interests in his Senate campaign. Crypto scam artist Sam Bankman-Fried was an apparent exception, according to campaign finance records. Web3 Forward, a pro-crypto super PAC funded heavily by Bankman-Fried, spent more than $210,000 on ads portraying Fetterman as a blue-collar hero who would not “get […]

Meet the CCP-Loving Biden Donor Responsible for US Economic Interests in Asia

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President Joe Biden’s pick to represent the United States on a council that promotes free trade in Asia has a long history of cozying up to the Chinese Communist Party. He’s also a top Biden donor. Biden tapped Dominic Ng, the chairman of East West Bank, to represent the United States on the Asia-Pacific Economic […]

AP Chief Takes Part in Olympic Promo Hosted by CCP Propaganda Department

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Chinese President Xi Jinping sent congratulatory letter to forum’s organizers The president of the Associated Press on Wednesday touted the wire service’s participation in the Beijing Olympics at a forum hosted by the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda department. Daisy Veerasingham spoke virtually at the China Media Group forum, where news organizations detailed their planned coverage […]

CCP Paid DC Radio Station $4.4 Million To Broadcast Propaganda

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Potomac Media Group airs content from China Global Television Network The Chinese Communist Party paid a Washington, D.C., radio station $4.4 million over the past two years to broadcast propaganda, according to new federal foreign agent disclosures. The Virginia-based Potomac Media Group detailed its lucrative contract with the Communist Party’s International Communication Planning Bureau in filings last […]

Comrade Down: Senate Forces Biden to Dump OCC Nominee, Lenin Scholar

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Five Senate Democrats tell Biden they won’t back Lenin scholarship winner Saule Omarova Five Senate Democrats told the White House late Wednesday they will not support Lenin scholarship recipient Saule Omarova to serve as Comptroller of the Currency, nuking her chances to serve as the country’s bank regulator. The Democrats—Sens. Jon Tester (D., Mont.), Kyrsten […]

Chinese Propaganda Group Has Spent Years Cozying Up To Black Colleges

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A think tank that U.S. officials consider a Chinese influence agent has cultivated ties to Historically Black Colleges and Universities [HBCUs] since 2014. The China-U.S. Exchange Foundation (CUSEF) has paid a consultant nearly $670,000 since 2017 to arrange student visits from the schools to China, as well as to make introductions to members of the […]

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