Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) will introduce legislation Friday designed to ban Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members from purchasing land in the U.S., according to The Spectator.
Currently, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) reviews some purchase agreements by foreign entities who seek to acquire land in the U.S. The Securing America’s Land from Foreign Interference Act will be put forward by Roy and fellow Texas Republican lawmakers Reps. Lance Gooden and Randy Weber.
“In their quest for global domination, China has been buying up land and strategic infrastructure all over the world and in the United States,” Roy stated.
“Direct Chinese investment in the US economy is a major threat to the American way of life and requires that we take serious action to thwart the Chinese Communist party (CCP) from ever seizing control of strategically valuable domestic assets in the US,” the congressman continued.
“In Texas, a