On Sunday, the National Pulse reported that Georgia Democrat Senate candidate Jon Ossoff once encouraged Americans to follow a Chinese state-run media outlet. Jon Ossoff China

Esp. during 18th Party Congress, #follow @XHNews (Xinhua – Chinese state media),” he wrote on Twitter on November 7, 2012.  Of course, the tweet has made its way back into the discussion, now that he wants to be elected to the U.S. Senate.

Reaction to this newly uncovered tweet was pretty much what you’d expect:

The National Pulse noted:

The unearthed remarks – occurring on Twitter in 2012 – are in addition to Ossoff’s financial ties to another Chinese state-run media company – a relationship he failed to include on financial disclosures and labeled “paperwork oversight” by his campaign.

Xinhua – funded by the Chinese Communist Party and regulated by the regime’s propaganda department – was recently labeled by the U.S. Department of State as a “foreign mission” of the Chinese Communist Party.

According to the report, the State Department describes the network as an integral part of the Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda effort.

“Over the past decade and particularly under General Secretary Xi Jinping’s tenure, the CCP has reorganized China’s state propaganda outlets disguised as news agencies and asserted even more direct control over them. He has stated “Party-owned media must. . . embody the party’s will, safeguard the party’s authority … their actions must be highly consistent with the party.” In short, while Western media are beholden to the truth, PRC media are beholden to the Chinese Communist Party.”

Later in that month, Ossoff tweeted a video report highlighting Chinese jets landing on an aircraft carr

This is the same Ossoff who wants to send ICE agents to force employers to pay illegal aliens a “good wage” instead of using the officers to enforce immigration law–what a patriot!   What? A patriot?

Choose wisely, Georgia…  The fate of America is in your hands.

Cross-posted with Conservative Firing Line

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