On the menu today: President Biden and China’s Xi Jinping are expected to have their first in-person meeting in Indonesia this November, leading some to argue that the administration should set preconditions for Xi before granting him a face-to-face meeting with the American president.
President Joe Biden in 2019 appears to have agreed to pay for his son’s legal fees relating to dealings with a Chinese firm that has ties to the Chinese Communist Party, according to newly reported emails.
Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly signed a $275 billion deal with China in 2016 in order to prevent a crackdown by the communist government on its vast business in the country. The Masters of the Universe committed to “grow together with Chinese enterprises to achieve mutual benefits and a win-win situation.”
The U.S. Commerce Department has added a dozen Chinese companies to a trade blacklist, citing national security concerns and some of the firms’ involvement in aiding the Chinese military’s quantum computing efforts.
Just over a year ago The New York Post offered its series of exposés on Hunter Biden, son of the current US President, with damning emails obtained from his purportedly abandoned laptop shedding light on "pay-to-play" schemes involving then-Vice President Joe Biden.