“We need to act quickly” to compete with China.


Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), chairman of the Chinese Communist Party’s House Select Committee, outlined his ideas for the future at the committee’s first hearing, saying “we must act with a sense of urgency” to compete with them. Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

“We must act with a sense of urgency. I believe that our policy in the next ten years will pave the way for the next 100 years. We cannot allow the CCP’s technological power dystopia to prevail,” Gallagher said in his opening remarks.

Despite Congress being divided between a Republican House and a Democratic Senate, the president noted, “We cannot afford to waste the next two years in legislative gridlock or lashing out at the press.”

Gallagher explained that “we must learn from our mistakes” and that the Chinese Select Committee “will not allow the CCP to bully us or force us into submission.”

U.S. President Joe Biden, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands before a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

“For the past half century, we have tried to defeat the CCP with honey and commitment,” he said. “But that era of wishful thinking is over.”

“The CCP has found friends on Wall Street, K Street, Fortune 500 C-suites, (and) the healthcare community ready and willing to oppose our pushback,” the president said. this is the strategy of the communist party. “This strategy has worked well in the past and the CCP is confident that it will work again. Our job on this committee is to make sure that doesn’t happen.

While waiting to see what the China Select Committee recommends, Gallagher acknowledged that he wants it to function as a bipartisan unit, drawing on investigations that Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) conducted while he was in charge. Chinese assignment. Power when Republicans are in the minority.

“We can call it a strategic competition, but it’s not a polite tennis match. It’s an existential struggle about what life is like in the 21st century. And the most basic freedoms are under threat,” said Gallagher. “A world of techno-totalitarian control states where the CCP is laser-focused on its vision of the future, where human rights are subject to the party’s whims.

“For now, it’s still up to us whether or not this is the future we want for our children, but it won’t last long.” Time is not on our side.

Jacob Bliss is a reporter for Breitbart News. Write to him jbliss@breitbart.com or follow him on Twitter @JacobMBliss.

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