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- Shortly after Donald Trump became president, Chinese nationals linked to the Chinese government donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to reelect Donald Trump in an attempt to get closer to the president, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
- The Journal identified four Chinese nationals with ties to the Chinese government who met President Trump and other Republican lawmakers. Two of the men donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to a Trump fundraising campaign, The Journal said.
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Chinese nationals linked to the Chinese government have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Trump's reelection campaign in an attempt to get closer to the president, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
The efforts to gain political access came shortly after Trump took office, but have "stalled," The Journal reported, given the trade war between the US and China and then the coronavirus.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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