RALEIGH – There has been a lot of talk about foreign interference in elections, but not as much honest discussion about foreign influence on our already elected officials. When it comes to the amount of focused effort being put behind that foreign influence, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is a stand out.
And guess what? It appears the CCP influence and propaganda peddling machine is running all out in North Carolina. Specifically, Governor Roy Cooper seems to be quite cozy with Chinese nationals that have extensive ties to the Communists in Beijing. Actually, according to a report from National File, one of Cooper’s ‘key allies and appointees’ turns out to be a Chinese national that boasts about his relationship with Chinese President (for life) Xi Jinping.
The advice this person gives Governor Roy Cooper is alarming. From National File:
“A key ally and appointee of North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper, with close ties to Communist Chinese officials and influence groups, advised the Governor to extract blood from all 50,000 of the 2020 RNC’s planned attendees before allowing President Trump’s nomination to take place in Charlotte.
This astonishing revelation was recently disclosed to National File in a copy of a letter written by John “Gaorong” Wei (who also goes by the name of Lao Wei) addressed to Governor Cooper and North Carolina DHHS head Mandy Cohen.
Wei’s plan, discovered on a Chinese language website, called for the blood of all 50,000 RNC delegates to be drawn and mixed together in groups of up to 100 before being tested for COVID-19. If the blood of any group members triggered a positive test, the entire group would be quarantined and barred from the convention.
The plan could even be used on citizens statewide Wei wrote, telling the Governor that using group blood samples to determine who would be allowed to return to work would “speed up our North Carolina Phase III reopening.”
Now, Cooper did not take that advice, but he has shown a lot of love to the man giving it. The background and connections of this individual are enough to make the cozy relationship rightly concerning.
“[…] In addition to his close ties to Governor Cooper, details indicating Wei’s deep connections with communist Chinese influence groups operating within the United States have emerged, including a relationship with Chinese Communist Party General Secretary and Chinese Head of State Xi Jinping dating back over a span of four decades.
Wei details his relationship with Xi on his personal webpage, where he touts himself as a “legend” and details his “journey to becoming a prominent American millionaire.”
According to Wei, his relationship with Xi began in the 1980s, when the now-leader of Communist China served as the Deputy Mayor of Xiamen City.
Wei also boasts that when Chinese leaders and diplomats take a trip to North Carolina, they “will undoubtedly pay a visit to Lao [“John”] Wei, with North Carolina’s Governor and Congressmen accompanying.” […]”
And Cooper has been palling around with this man, appointing him to boards and commissions, and giving him awards for years now. It is one example of Chinese influence on the American Left and elected Democrats that hits a little too close to home.
You’ll want to read the full report from National File, but it seems as if, just like Joe Biden, if Cooper wins this election, China wins.