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A Congressman’s Seething Resentment of the Chinese and Their Presence in Africa

As he left the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing last Thursday, Tennessee Republican Representative Tim Burchett recorded a short two-minute video on Twitter to reflect on the session and to express his anger towards the Chinese in general and specifically Beijing’s presence in Africa.

While the representative is, by his own admission, not an expert on African affairs, it’s important to understand his negative view of the Chinese in Africa, one increasingly prevalent in Washington.

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