“Wray revealed that he had been ‘shocked’ to learn of the ‘sheer scale’ of Chinese espionage when he first became the director in 2017, and told the outlet, ‘This one blew me away. And I’m not the kind of guy that uses words like blown away easily.’
“‘There is no country that presents a broader, more severe threat to our innovation, our ideas, and our economic security than China does,’ he said, and further noted that a new investigation into alleged Chinese espionage was opened roughly every 12 hours or so.
“Wray went on to describe the espionage as ‘more brazen, more damaging than ever before,’ and in terms of cyber-espionage, said, ‘The scale of their hacking program, and the amount of personal and corporate data that their hackers have stolen, is greater than every other country combined.’”
Talk to Chinese nationals in the US, and they would laugh in your face about claims of racism because the US is resisting Chinese espionage.
The Chinese diaspora in the US is comprised of approximately 5.4 million individuals who were born in China, Hong Kong, or Macao, or reported Chinese ancestry or race, according to MPI tabulation of data from the Census Bureau’s 2021 ACS. The Chinese diaspora is the ninth largest in the US.