In his latest speech excoriating Although the mass media present China today as “progressive,” especially after the 2008 Olympics fanfare, it remains among the world’s cruelest regimes. The term “Red China” is not anachronistic. Though certainly less oppressive than during the Cultural Revolution, when it executed millions, China is still governed by a single regime, the Communist Party, which requires members to be atheists. It imprisons dissidents without due process, oppresses Tibet, and enforces a policy, backed by(...)
Pompeo also revealed the state department would offer $10 million reward for the identity or location of “any person who acting at the direction of a foreign government interferes with US. elections by engaging in certain criminal cyber activities.”
Asked about Alex Azar’s upcoming trip to Taiwan, a move that has infuriated Beijing, Pompeo insisted there was some precedent for sending a US cabinet official to China.
“Cabinet members have traveled to Taiwan previously,” Pompeo said. “This is consistent with policies of previous times. In 2000, then Pres. Bill Clinton’s Transportation Sec. Rodney Slater visited Taiwan.”
He urged the world to join together to confront the CCP’s “coercive” behavior.
.@SecPompeo: The world has witnessed more examples of CCP efforts to coerce and control its citizens. Freedom-loving nations must together confront the CCP’s aggressive behavior. The tide is turning. pic.twitter.com/wUmzi6dju2
— Department of State (@StateDept) August 5, 2020