Bill Hagerty

Fmr US Ambassador to Japan Hagerty: Chinese Communists Using U.S. Unrest ‘to Retain Authoritarian Rule over People’

Recent reports have shown the Chinese communist government and its allies are using the civil unrest tied to the death of George Floyd to suggest a double standard for the United States and the crackdown by China in Hong Kong. During an interview with Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Thursday, U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty noted that China’s actions in Hong Kong and the Floyd protests are two very different things.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Fmr U.S. Ambassador to Japan Hagerty: China Handling of Coronavirus ‘Crime of the Century’ — ‘Greatest Cover-Up in Human History’

China’s handling of the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic has raised questions about the communist nation’s priorities, where it seemingly put its own domestic politics ahead of the global public health. According to former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty, a GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Tennessee, the Chinese government’s decisionmaking was criminal.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty campaigns for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Gallatin, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)