After the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: APAfter the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: AP
After the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: AP

Disgraced former Hong Kong minister Patrick Ho wanted to use Chinese oil money to buy influence of Republican Party politicians, court documents from trial reveal

  • Evidence presented at trial shows ambition to influence politics in United States was discussed after 2014 midterms
  • Senior members of GOP gave Ho insight into party thinking in run-up to 2016 presidential election
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After the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: APAfter the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: AP
After the Republic Party swept to power in Congress in the 2014 midterm elections, Patrick Ho proposed using China oil resources to buy influence among GOP members. Photo: AP
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