The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is a growing threat to the United States, and their influence is far-reaching. From Hollywood to universities, corporations, real estate, lobbying, and politics, the CCP has its hands in many aspects of American society. Now, it has been revealed that the CCP is also funding private schools in cities across the country.
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These schools are receiving Pentagon funding for U.S. Army Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs, which are at risk due to CCP influence. In response to this alarming development, Republican Reps. Mike Waltz and Chrissy Houlahan have introduced a resolution to protect JROTC programs and future U.S. soldiers by pulling funding from schools taking CCP money.
“Firms with direct ties with the CCP are buying up American private schools,” said Waltz. “It is troublesome that our government has been supporting some of these schools financially. Our legislation would ensure that the Pentagon will no longer provide funding to these schools.” Houlahan added, “As a former teacher and ROTC cadet, I was greatly disturbed to learn that there were American private schools with ties to the Chinese Communist Party running JROTC programs. I’m proud of our JROTC programs and how they shape the next generation, but we must ensure they remain representative of our nation and its values.”
The U.S. Army JROTC program is one of the largest character development and citizenship programs for youth in the world, and it is essential that it remains free from CCP influence. It is unacceptable that the Pentagon has been funding schools that are connected to the CCP, and it is encouraging to see Reps. Waltz and Houlahan taking action to protect our JROTC programs and future soldiers. It is imperative that we take a stand against the CCP and their attempts to infiltrate our nation, and this resolution is a step in the right direction. We must continue to fight against the CCP’s insidious agenda and ensure that our JROTC programs remain representative of our nation and its values.