Tag Archives: Ed Royce

Ex-GOP Foreign Affairs Chair Now Lobbying For China

Axios reports: Former House Foreign Affairs Committee chair Ed Royce, a Republican from California, has registered as a lobbyist for Chinese tech giant Tencent, which helps implement the Chinese Communist Party’s censorship and surveillance regime. The catch: While in office, Royce was an outspoken critic of the Vietnamese Communist Party’s human rights abuses and backed several bills targeting China. The …

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BUH-BYE: Anti-LGBT GOP House Rep Hits The Exit

The Los Angeles Times reports: Republican Rep. Ed Royce of Fullerton was among the House lawmakers considered vulnerable in the midterms, and winning his seat is key to the Democrats’ attempts to win back control of the U.S. House. Here’s the 13-term congressman’s statement: “It’s truly an honor to represent the people of California’s 39th Congressional District. Every day, it’s …

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