Rep. Chris Smith To Lead China Commission, Expose CCP Abuses

Communist China remains top issue for House Republican agenda
BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 22: Chinese President Xi Jinping, bottom centre, and senior members of the government stand for the national anthem at the end of the closing session of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, at The Great Hall of People on October 22, 2022 in Beijing, China. China's Communist Party Congress is concluding today with incumbent President Xi Jinping expected to seal a third term in power. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ) was tapped by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to chair the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, a House-Senate bipartisan commission.
  • Smith has pledged to highlight forced labor, religious crackdowns, and other human rights abuses as part of his role on the commission. 
  • The commission’s work will complement the work done by the new Select Committee on China, chaired by Representative Mike Gallagher (R-WI).

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