Cruz needles Eric Swalwell in Georgia over Chinese spy connection


CUMMING, Georgia — Sen. Ted Cruz swooped into Georgia three days before the Senate runoffs, making the case for Republican colleagues David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler’s election while taking political shots at Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell over his China spy scandal.

From the back of a pick-up truck surrounded by Perdue and Loeffler signs, the Texas senator mocked the California lawmaker for his relationship with Christine Fang, a Chinese national linked to China’s Ministry of State Security.

“For a long time, we’ve known the Democrats were in bed with China. We just didn’t realize quite how literally,” Cruz said Saturday in Cumming, Georgia.

Someone in the crowd then shouted, “Small-well!”

Swalwell’s association with Fang, which he has declined to describe in detail, lasted from 2011 to 2015, when federal agents investigating…

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