Matthew Pottinger, who worked as a national security advisor to former President Trump, warned that China has the capability to “build a dossier on every single American adult.”
Pottinger dropped the bombshell revelation during a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Wednesday.
Pottinger said, “The [Chinese Communist] Party now compiles dossiers on millions of foreign citizens around the world using the material that it gathers to influence and target and intimidate, reward, blackmail, flatter, humiliate, and ultimately divide and conquer. Beijing has stolen sensitive data sufficient to build a dossier on every single American adult and on many of our children too, who are fair game under Bejing’s rules of political warfare.”
Those Americans looking to challenge China’s influence could find themselves threatened by the most despotic regime currently existing.
The information that China has access to will allow them to take down any opponent who could pose a threat to China’s growing hegemony.
It’s long past time that Congress acts to truly undermine China’s data-gathering efforts. The situation will only grow worse if left unattended.
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