President Donald Trump tonight addressed the arrest of a Chinese woman with a device containing malware who lied her way into his Mar-a-Lago club.
"Now, investigators with the FBI Counterintelligence Division in South Florida are trying to figure out who Zhang is, whether she is involved in a possible Chinese intelligence mission and whether there are links to Yang's social events at Trump's Mar-a-Lago", the newspaper said. For the last several years, she had promoted events at Mar-a-Lago in an effort to provide Chinese business executives with access to the club and a chance to mingle with Trump, his family and advisers, the Herald reports. After being removed from the resort and questioned by agents, Zhang became "verbally aggressive with agents", and was detained by them, it said.
" It explains why the Secret Service last night essentially threw the White House under the bus in their explanation saying we didn't set the standard". At the beginning of the hearing, after Matthewman made a few announcements in English that were translated for Zhang, he asked her if she wanted to continue using the translator or if he should proceed in English.
"Secret Service is fantastic, these are fantastic people, and the end result - it was good", said the president.
Zhang appeared in a federal court in Florida on Monday for an initial appearance.
"Yes please, translate", Zhang said.
In a later interview with authorities off of Mar-a-Lago property, Zhang "freely and without difficulty conversed.in the English language", the agent wrote.
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He contends that "we have very good control".
"She has no ties to the United States in general or to the Southern District of Florida in particular", the prosecutor said at Zhang's initial appearance Monday.
Chuck Schumer of NY and other Democrats wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump, center, flanked by acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, left, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, speaks during a meeting with military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
Democrats in Congress last month called on the FBI to investigate Cindy Yang's activities, amid concerns that she could pose a national security threat.
Yang's website featured pictures of her with Trump and other members of his family and senior administration officials.