The men have continued to target the Chinese government even as they battle their own legal woes. Guo is reportedly under investigation by U.S. federal authorities over fundraising tactics at his media company. Bannon, who was arrested this summer on Guo’s yacht, is facing fraud charges for a nonprofit he helped set up to build a wall along the Mexican border.
In Yan, the two men found an ideal face for their campaign.
On July 10, she revealed her identity for the first time in a 13-minute interview on the Fox News website. She said that the Chinese government had concealed evidence of human-to-human transmission of the virus. She accused, without proof, professors at the University of Hong Kong of assisting in the cover-up. (The university quickly rejected her accusations as “hearsay.”)https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-nw-nyt-steve-bannon-china-20201126-lxias3uv4fen7o4zlplyvbzwti-story.html