Rep. Boebert Raises Swalwell Chinese Spy Scandal On House Floor: ‘Sleeping With The Enemy’


Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., called out Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., for his past relationship with a suspected Chinese spy while listing off the “inappropriate actions” of Democrats on the House floor Wednesday.


Boebert mentioned Swalwell while defending Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., as House Democrats move to censure him and strip him of committee assignments for posting an animated video depicting violence against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N. Y.

“My colleague and three-month presidential candidate from California, who is on the Intelligence Committee, slept with Fang Fang, a Chinese spy,” Boebert said of Swalwell. “Let me say that again. A member of Congress who receives classified briefings was sleeping with the enemy.

“This is unacceptable!” she yelled as her time ran out.

Swalwell’s ties to suspected Chinese spy Christine Fang, also known as Fang Fang, were first reported by Axios last December and prompted House Republicans to draft a resolution to remove Swalwell from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, but the resolution was tabled by the Democrats. Axios had reported that Fang targeted up-and-coming politicians, including Swalwell, and that federal investigators alerted Swalwell of Fang’s behavior in 2015. Swalwell then cut off all … (Read more)

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