The Small Business Administration (SBA) last year gave coronavirus relief money to the Confucius Institute, a Chinese Communist Party front group that functions as a propaganda arm for the brutal regime at American colleges.
The $4,000 payment, doled out on June 29, 2020, came under former President Trump’s administration, using money from the CARES Act, the sprawling $2.2 trillion relief package that was hastily passed in March of last year. It was an economic injury disaster loan emergency advance, which means the payment was eligible for forgiveness.
“When the government is spending more cash than they know how to handle, you end up with some of it going to Communist China,” Adam Guillette, the president of the right-leaning nonprofit Accuracy in Media (AIM), told Fox News.
AIM spotted the payment, which is publicly available to view on USASpending.gov.
Why did a Chinese propaganda group get a Small Business Administration grant? ?? https://t.co/evT6inMpmH
— Accuracy In Media (@AccuracyInMedia) July 6, 2021
“And when the mainstream media serves as a PR team for the folks who made the mistake, you never hear a peep about it,” Guillette added.
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