“Americans of every political persuasion now recognize that the Chinese regime harbors adversarial intentions toward the United States and our allies,” Pence said in remarks at the Heritage Foundation, where he is a distinguished visiting fellow.
“In the wake of a devastating worldwide pandemic, compounded by Beijing’s lack of transparency, we know Chinese leaders cannot be trusted,” he added.
“Yet despite this new national consensus,” Pence went on, “the Biden-Harris administration is already rolling over to Communist China.
“They rejoined the Paris climate accord, allowing China to pollute with impunity. They rejoined the Chinese-controlled World Health Organization without demanding a single concession in the wake of failures throughout the pandemic,” he added. “And they terminated our administration’s inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, before later reversing course.”