-- Time for Congress to Probe Bush-Taiwan Ties
April 17, 2002
press coverage of the Taiwan slush-fund scandal has revealed enough
evidence of Taiwan buying influence with the U.S. government to warrant
Congressional investigations, writes PNS contributor George Koo. Chinese
media -- not American media -- are raising the deepest questions about
a connection between the Bush administration and a secret Taiwan government
slush fund used for espionage and to buy influence for Taipei's agenda."
Scandal May Push U.S. Off East Asian Stage
April 17, 2002
media coverage concentrates on the Middle East, another drama unfolds
in East Asia. Revelations in Taiwan of immense slush funds created by
former president Lee Teng-hui could paralyze the Bush administration
at a time of challenge in East Asia and crisis in the Middle East."
Bush appointees linked to secret slush funds
April 4, 2002
that a past president of Taiwan illegally set up a $100 million secret
slush fund to pay for overseas intelligence, propaganda, and influence
operations are causing ripples that have reached into the Bush Administration."
The scandal that threatens to destroy the Bush White House
April 1, 2002
an ever-widening scandal involving a Taiwanese government secret 'slush
fund,' the purpose of which was to covertly influence other countries'
(including the United States and Japan) politics, leaked Taiwanese government
documents name two Bush appointees as receiving money from this 'slush
fund' for services, including convincing Bush to agree to $4 billion
worth of sophisticated arms sales to Taiwan."
The latest Bush White House Scandal!
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Appointees take secret Taiwanese slush-fund money in exchange for covert
influencing of American politics."