Former President Trump has issued a policy that requires American universities to disclose their cooperation with China’s Confucius Institute. However, on January 26, 2021, after a few days in office, Mr. Biden quietly canceled his policy of preventing the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from entering the United States.
Before leaving, former President Trump tried to enact a policy that forced primary, secondary and higher education institutions to disclose all their contracts and transactions with the Confucius Institute Death. Under this policy, schools that do not report factual information will lose certificates of student exchange and tour programs.
According to Campus Reform, after Mr. Biden took office, within a week had silently canceled this policy.
According to the Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs records, Mr. Biden canceled this policy on January 26, 2021, the report pointed out. A spokesperson for US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) also corroborated the revocation of this policy with Epoch Times via email.
Seth Cropsey, director of the Hudson Institute’s Maritime Power Center, said he hoped the Biden administration was not trying. “Comfort China”.
Mr. Seth Cropsey said that he hoped the Biden government should not show the foreign world that America seemed indifferent to the CCP. “Military construction, invasion of neighboring countries, the militarization of the South China Sea and the successful stealing of intellectual property rights”.
Speaking of the Confucius Institute, Mr. Seth Cropsey said: “Allowing an outside organization, let alone a national organization that has a strategic competitive relationship with the US, can stay in a university and choose a curriculum, this is not the way do normal. “
Doing this is also intimidating, he added “Academic freedom and independence” of America.
Last August, former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo officially announced that the American Confucius Institute Center was a foreign delegation, while emphasizing that American students would study Chinese and Chinese culture. on the premise of not being manipulated by the CCP.
Before last year’s US presidential election, in October, Pompeo said he was asking educational institutions such as high schools, universities and K-12, to close the Confucius Institute.
Pompeo said that the Confucius Institute is essentially the propaganda organization of the CCP, its operations in the US make the CCP’s influence practically exist in American schools. It needs to be closed.
After the Biden administration pulled back from Trump’s policy of restricting the Confucius Institute, Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Michael McCaul said that the Confucius Institute was provided by the Ministry of Education. money and people, is the CCP’s threat to the American education system.
Mr. Michael McCaul said: “The Biden administration in the situation of not referendum to the National Assembly but quietly withdrew this policy, is a move to give signals that make people worry.
It has been a year since the Chinese Communist Party let a pandemic spread around the world.
Instead of holding them accountable for hiding the truth, the Biden Admin is rewarding China by allowing their propaganda to infiltrate our college campuses. https://t.co/ASzmkDGIcX
– Kevin McCarthy (@GOPLeader) February 9, 2021
This move of the Biden administration, he said “Told the academic institutions, that they do not ask the academic institutions themselves to remain transparent in their relationship with the Chinese authorities.”
“I strongly urge the Biden administration to keep its commitments, seeing the CCP as a major threat to national security, including the educational system in it.”
Sen. Marco Rubio tweeted saying: “The FBI warned that the CCP is taking advantage of the Confucius Institute to infiltrate American schools.”
“But now the Biden administration has silently withdrew a rule that the Trump administration has put in place, which requires schools to disclose their relationship with representatives of the Chinese government’s influence.”
Diep Horoscope / Epoch Times