Statements about China

"The largest enterprise in the world is the federal government of the United States of America"

"The Chinese government provides their people no access to the Internet."

Says Virginia economic development officials "decided they didn’t want to bid on" his company's electric automobile plant.

"We borrow $4 billion every single day, much of it from China."

Says Barack Obama "sold Chrysler to Italians who are going to build Jeeps in China" at the cost of American jobs.

Says GM used taxpayer dollars to prop up operations in China.

Says Barack Obama has pension investments that include Chinese firms, and "investments through a Caymans trust."

Says Joe Biden "went to China and said that he sympathized and wouldn't second-guess their one-child policy of forced abortions and sterilizations."

Says Romney invested in a firm that made goods in China that "could have been made here in America."

The Obama administration’s "green" stimulus program "funneled close to $2 billion dollars to overseas firms," creating thousands of jobs in China.

Chinese tire imports threatened 1,000 American jobs, so President Obama "stood up to China and protected American workers. Mitt Romney attacked Obama's decision."

Says Obama sent $450 million to China to build a wind farm in Texas.

"Even today part of Romney’s fortune is invested in China."

 "Seven times Obama could have stopped China's cheating. Seven times, he refused."

U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.

Stimulus dollars paid for "windmills from China."

"We've brought trade cases against China at nearly twice the rate as the last administration."

Says Newt Gingrich "co-sponsored a bill with Nancy Pelosi that would have given $60 million a year to a U.N. program supporting China’s brutal one-child policy."

The U.S. economy "is three times as big as China's."

"By 2015, we will be sending so much interest" to China that "we will be paying for the entire People's Liberation Army."

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