Skip to comments.Vice Presidentís office behind turning away of senior Chinese defector from consulate in China
Posted on 05/03/2012 3:57:59 AM PDT by Zhang Fei
The office of Vice President Joe Biden overruled State and Justice Department officials in denying the political asylum request of a senior Chinese communist official last February over fears the high-level defection would upset the U.S. visit of Chinas vice president, according to U.S. officials.
The defector, Wang Lijun, was turned away after 30 hours inside the U.S. Consulate Chengdu and given over to Chinas Ministry of State Security, the political police and intelligence service.
Wang has not been seen since Feb. 7 and remains under investigation. His attempt to flee China set off a major power struggle within the ruling Communist Party and led to the ouster of leftist Politburo member Bo Xilai and the arrest of his wife on murder charges.
New disclosures on the handling of the failed defection come as the Obama administration is facing a new test of its relations with Beijing over another defection, the flight to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing of Chen Guangcheng, a blind human rights activist who is believed to be in hiding there.
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I dont believe that at all, but thanks for playing.
Read the posts. It looks like most conservatives in here will sit out the election or vote for anyone but Romney. One post I read said it would be good for the GOP if obama wins. If what is happening in here is an indication of how all conservatives feel, yes, obama will easily win.
This may be the excuse they need to replace biden with hillary.
obama would be a fool not to replace him with clinton. Would cement the female vote for him.
Don’t look now...but John Effin Kerry looks like he’s positioning for SOS, if that happenes..or if 0bama tragically gets a second term. He’s over in egypt right now..
188 days left.
It isn’t even close to most posters here won’t vote (R) in the Presidential election. There is just a very vocal minority. Most Freepers are avoiding posting about the situation. It only matters what they do on Nov. 6th.
Not to mention, what percent of (R) voters are FReepers?
I am truly surprised Obama didn’t want to add to our communist influx.
It isnt even close to most posters here wont vote (R) in the Presidential election. There is just a very vocal minority.
I hope you’re right.
Yet allows millions of illegal alien Mexicans, many of whom are criminals, flood our country.
Just as it was in the Janet Reno days, plucking an innocent young boy (Elian Gonzales) from American soil and handing him over to the communist in Cuba.
Going against all that this country has ever stood for. Blows me away.
How do these inept, freedom loathing cowards ever get in to these positions of power?
Disgusting move by a disgusting man, who told Chinese students in August “your policy has been one which I fully understandIm not second-guessingof one child per family. Behind his mask of gaffes and smiling camaraderie, Biden is truly evil.
We’re going to find out in 6 months.
Exactly. Constitutionally, the VP has exactly NO executive-branch authority to approve or order anything.
Who made that goof-ball king? Biden should be forced to resign...just for being Biden...but t sounds as though the Liar in Chief is in hot water over this egregious betrayal of the Chinese freedom fighter and is wanting Biden to take the heat.
No, the gay guy didn't resign because he was bullied by right-wingers. None of us know him. He was, instead, identified as a bad actor here ~ and nowhere else ~ and word was passed to Mitt that this particular festering boil was going to blow up on him.,P>There's still time for MItt to drop out of the race.
The Chinese guy’s duck has been pressed.
I’d love for Mitt to drop out. I think the odds are about zero though. I voted for Newt in the FL primary.
Funny how Biden is blamed for this and disagreeing with the Bin Laden action.
All designed to show how reasoned Barry is, and without him we would have
“ cowboy Bush” again.
I"m not used to New Jersey bifurcated lists
That's because Biden has a track record that even a broken clock surpasses on a regular basis.
He's the perfect fall guy. Dedicated Dem with no other skills that LSM protects without question, and people with common sense have come to accept that fact.
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