In an alternative universe where the bigfoot media reported the news, Alana Goodman’s findings would be a major story for reasons that require no explanation: “Foreign Nations Poured Millions Into University That Houses Biden Institute.” The university is of course the University of Delaware, about which no one beyond the borders of Delaware should bestir himself. Goodman reports:
China, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Turkey have poured millions of dollars into the University of Delaware since the school launched the Biden Institute, President Joe Biden’s domestic policy think tank led by his sister, according to U.S. Department of Education records reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
Since the Biden Institute was established in 2017, the University of Delaware has received $6,704,250 in funding from China, $23,610,996 from Saudi Arabia, $2,513,646 from Oman and $1,673,847 from Turkey, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education.
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The University of Delaware has declined to disclose the Biden Institute’s donors and told the Free Beacon in 2020 that these records are not subject to public information laws because the Biden Institute is privately funded.
Well, in the era of the Trump administration, a comparable story about Russia! would have generated days of follow-up stories along with “analysis” and “commentary” about posible “compromise,” “collusion,” “emoluments,” et cetera. Now the story can’t even make the news. The commentary is left to Senator Cotton.
When the Chinese Communist Party gives money to the university housing Biden's think tank, it's not for charity. https://t.co/JM78qhrMSj
— Tom Cotton (@TomCottonAR) February 7, 2023