Critics Pounce After Swalwell’s Latest Gaffe

Just before midnight on Monday night, Rep. Eric Swalwell, who has come under public scrutiny over his alleged relationship with a Chinese spy, tweeted Monday, “Hate to ask … but if a Member of Congress tries to overthrow the 2020 election are they a traitor?”

Swalwell’s question about traitorous actions follows a series of reports about his alleged relationship with Chinese spy Christine Yang. The Daily Wire reported on December 8:

A suspected Chinese spy operating in the Bay Area during the Obama administration reportedly got so close to Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) that the FBI had to intervene and provide him with a defensive briefing.

The alleged spy, Chinese national Christine Fang, “targeted up-and-coming local politicians in the Bay Area and across the country who had the potential to make it big on the national stage” through “campaign fundraising, extensive networking, personal charisma, and romantic or sexual relationships,” Axios reported. “Even though U.S. officials do not believe Fang received or passed on classified information, the case ‘was a big deal, because there were some really, really sensitive people that were caught up’ in the intelligence network, a current senior U.S. intelligence official said.”

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