June 15, 2021

COLD WAR II: Feds Investigating Chinese Spies’ Return to US Ahead of COVID Travel Ban.

Intelligence officials are investigating why suspected Chinese spies returned to the United States on student and work visas at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to internal government documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.

Hundreds of Chinese nationals are the subject of a federal probe after law enforcement officials flagged their travel at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chinese nationals returned to the United States earlier than expected in January 2020, often having modified their travel plans. Then-president Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting entry from non-citizens and residents from China on Jan. 31, 2020.

Isn’t the “why” self-evident?

Plus: “Although intelligence officials have not concluded whether the hundreds of monitored students were confirmed spies, the students’ modified travel suggests that many Chinese nations were aware of the severity of COVID-19, in spite of assurances to the contrary from their government and U.S. health officials.”

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