Future Florida governor Ron DeSantis (centre) attended a pro-Israel gala at Mar-a-Lago on February 25, 2018. The event was also attended by Cindy Yang (far left). Photo: Facebook/Miami Herald/TNS

Cindy Yang, Republican operative linked to Florida ‘sex spa’ scandal, opposed crackdown on foreign money at Donald Trump fundraisers, says ex-boss

  • Cindy Yang quit a position with the Asian GOP when it banned foreigners from fundraisers, after a ‘messy’ event whose guests included Chinese executives
  • Yang is a spa entrepreneur who once owned the Orchids of Asia massage parlour, where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly received sex services
Topic |   US Politics

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Future Florida governor Ron DeSantis (centre) attended a pro-Israel gala at Mar-a-Lago on February 25, 2018. The event was also attended by Cindy Yang (far left). Photo: Facebook/Miami Herald/TNS
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US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, arrive for a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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Chiu-Ti Jansen

The Cindy Yang scandal: when Chinese businessmen buy tickets to Trump events, what are they buying?

  • Based on my own experience, I know there is a strong demand for a Trump connection from Chinese businessmen and individuals. What they are after is not influence over US politics, but a chance to impress people back home

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US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, arrive for a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters
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