While the media continues parroting Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda in the face of the Wuhan virus, the Trump administration is firing back.
In response to the outrageous charge from a Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson that the U.S. Army might have been behind the transmission of the Chinese coronavirus to Wuhan, the State Department Friday summoned the Chinese ambassador to the United States.
CBS News reports that Ambassador Cui Tiankai met with Deputy Secretary for East Asia David Stillwell, wherein Stillwell corrected the record with what CBS’s sources described as “a very stern representation of the facts.” According to the report, State Department officials said the purpose of the diplomatic dressing down was “to put the government on notice we won’t tolerate it for the good of the Chinese people and the world.”
..the Trump administration is clearly laying out the points of contention with the CCP, and responding through actions and strategic communications, is vital. The message in this instance to the Chinese and other foreign powers is that slanders against Americans—whether in our armed forces or otherwise—will not be tolerated. Nor will hostile information operations go unchecked.
Coronavirus should crystallize the reality of the danger Communist-ruled China poses to the U.S. ..