What happens when you cross the corporatist Export-Import Bank with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) interests? A toxic, dangerous, and potentially embarrassing situation. For decades, the Swamp has been managing a corporate welfare institution, while executives of the leviathan Ex-Im have advocated on behalf of Beijing. The two issues have intersected, and based on new reporting, a White House nominee to helm the non-bank has been compromised by Red China, working on behalf of the Central Government and the economy’s countless state-run businesses for many years.
China Influence at the Ex-Im Bank?
Reta Jo Lewis
Natalie Winters, a reporter for The National Pulse, published a detailed Sept. 15 article titled "Biden’s Export-Import Bank Nominee Advises Chinese Communists on ‘Access To US Government.’" The piece explored Reta Jo Lewis, a nominee for President and Chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. It was discovered that Lewis had partnered with multiple CCP-funded lobbying entities the U.S. government had flagged for pushing American officials into implementing "Beijing’s preferred policies."
According to the report, Lewis presently serves on the Greater Washington China Investment Center (GWCIC) board, a "public-private partnership designed to help small to mid-sized Chinese companies seeking to go global with a guided entrance to the U.S. market." The group promises to establish "key connections" for its Chinese clients to "build relationships with key ...