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WEDNESDAY: Rubio Chairs China Commission Hearing on Beijing’s Exporting of Authoritarianism

Dec 11, 2017 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), chair and cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), will convene a hearing entitled “The Long Arm of China: Exporting Authoritarianism With Chinese Characteristics” this Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. EST.
Rubio recently warned of Beijing’s efforts to influence American public policy and basic freedoms. In October, Rubio and Smith released the CECC’s 2017 annual report on human rights and the rule of the law in China.
A live stream of the hearing is here.
Shanthi Kalathil, Director, International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy
Glenn Tiffert, Ph.D., Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Sophie Richardson, Ph.D., China Director, Human Rights Watch
The Long Arm of China: Exporting Authoritarianism With Chinese Characteristics
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
10:00 a.m. EST
SR-301, Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C.