The Penn Biden Center, a Washington think tank where classified documents were found in November, hosted an event encouraging deeper U.S.-China ties.
The event took place as the University of Pennsylvania received tens of millions of dollars from Chinese entities, much of which was donated anonymously. The Penn Biden Center was the repository of a stash of classified U.S. documents until President Joe Biden’s personal attorneys found the papers in the president’s office on November 2.
In June, the center hosted a two-day event for Congressional staffers that encouraged closer cooperation with China on issues such as clean energy and academia, a source familiar with the event told The Washington Free Beacon. The event had no security posted, only staff to help attendees with information about the event.
The event was run by the Center for the Study of Contemporary China, the Penn Project on the Future of U.S.-China Relations, and the Center for Strategic and International…