Mysterious ‘Donald Trump of Beijing’ was pals with far right-wingers and a GOP political donor

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Chinese businessman Guo Wengui was arrested by the FBI in 2015, but only after handing over millions in political donations to Republicans. Reporting forThe New Yorker, Evan Osnos argues that it leaves many questions about what exactly he was doing. The piece categorizes him as a “smooth-talking middle-school dropout who served time in jail before somehow finding his angles in the real-estate boom of the nineteen-nineties and two-thousands.” The high-end property empire he built was not unlike Donald Trump, but he had to flee to the United States after his patron in the Chinese government had …

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