Posted 62 days ago
Republican leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) blasted President Joe Biden and the “corporate class” for being soft on China as homegrown protests rage against the ruling government’s strict COVID policies, and vowed to “reckon” with the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
The House minority leader took to Twitter on Monday to call out Xi Jinping’s authoritarian regime for its recent lockdowns, while lauding protesters who are standing up for freedom.
“The Chinese Communist Party’s lockdowns have imprisoned people against their will—many have died,” he wrote.
He then criticized the president for “shrug[ging]” as Chinese citizens demonstrate fearlessly in public.
He concluded by vowing to “reckon” with the Chinese Communist Party, something he said the president “refuses” to do.
“Our Select Committee on China will do what Biden refuses—finally reckon with the pariah that is the CCP,” he wrote.
The Chinese Communist Party’s lockdowns have imprisoned people against their will—many have died. As Chinese citizens bravely protest, Joe Biden & the corporate class shrug.... (Read more)