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North Carolina, The candidate vows to ‘get tough’ with China – in spite of investments in companies that outsourced to China

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A Democratic congressional candidate trying to promised to win a seat in a September special election “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar company that outsourced production to China and from China imported devices from a Chinese company as a national security risk.

Business executive Dan McCready, North Carolina Democrat, is trying to end the Republican dominance in the state 9. District and win against GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop for the seat as well.

McCready tries unsuccessfully to win the seat in the 2018 mid-term elections but lost by about 900 votes, Republican Mark Harris. But the election was cancelled after the state officials, the result favors Harris because of alleged ballot Manipulation, and force to hold the district, the election in September.

State sen. Dan Bishop face Democrat Dan McCready, as well as the Libertarian and the Green candidates, on Sept. 10.
(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, file)

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McCready tries to appear as a moderate Democrat and Republican voters courted by agreeing to President Trump is a tough trade policy, especially when it came to China.

“I’m going to … tough with China until they agree to fair trade deals,” he said in a campaign ad. “A good thing is, we have a President who takes very seriously the disadvantage that American businesses and workers by setting,” he once told a newspaper.

“I’m going to … tough with China until they agree to fair trade deals.”

— Dan McCready

He also criticized previous governments for the rental of China, the U.S. beat-solar-panel-manufacturer. “It started with bad trade policy, both the Bush and Obama administrations, allowed China to clobber American solar companies,” he said. “We can do better than that with forward-looking policy.”

But despite the tough talk, McCready has been in the financing of the state’s largest solar companies, which outsourced production to China.

McCready, the co-founder and Managing ner at Double time capital, the holding company is reportedly between $1 and $5 million in assets, filed by the company, according to the ” financial disclosure statement in April.

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The company has strong produce invests in utility-scale solar farms in North Carolina and nearly 40 projects, about 10 percent of the state’s solar power. The largest part of the investments went to Strata Solar, the largest solar company, according to the Charlotte Business Journal.

But Strata Solar has, in cooperation with Huawei, the embattled Chinese technology company, which since at least 2016, despite repeated warnings that the company may have a risk to the national security of the United States

Dan McCready is trying to appear as a moderate Democrat and Republican voters courted by agreeing to President Trump is a tough trade policy, especially when it came to China.<br data-cke-eol=”1″>
(Jeff Siner/The Charlotte observer via AP, file)

The North Carolina solar power company announced the purchase of Huawei string inverters “more of its utility-scale power plant projects in the United States,” and later an agreement with the Chinese company, the only the string inverter for the developments.

“As big as Huawei centricity is, it gave us a warm, fuzzy feeling about your customer … and then add that to the size of Huawei as a single entity, which made an interest in It, we feel that we have had reconciliation with the people with whom we work,” Strata Solar, Mike Belikoff said, a technology magazine in an issue sponsored by Huawei.

The Trump administration recently, Huawei added to a trade blacklist, makes it illegal for U.S. companies to work with the company. A number of US senators explicitly asked to prohibit the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy, Huawei string inverters on the national security risks for the U.S. power grid.

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“We write to Express our concern about the threat to the national security of the products manufactured by Huawei Technologies co., Ltd. (Huawei) to our nation’s critical energy infrastructure,” wrote a 2019 letter, under Diane Feinstein, Marco Rubio, John Cornyn, Mark Warner, and others signed by Sens..

“Our Federal government should consider a ban on the use of Huawei-inverters in the United States and work with state and local regulatory authorities, to raise awareness and minimize potential threats.”

“Our Federal government should consider a ban on the use of Huawei-inverters in the United States and work with state and local regulatory authorities, to raise awareness and minimize potential threats.”

— US-Senate-letter

Import records show also show that Strata Solar also bought again and again, solar panels and other parts from several other Chinese companies for their solar developments.

Publicly available records show at least 12 shipments of solar panels, BYD co., Ltd., a $22.7 billion Chinese corporation bought from Shanghai. The company boasted about the deal with of American society, namely, in the year 2013, their solar panels, “about a third of the layers of the planned construction projects for the year 2014.”

Strata Solar also purchased solar modules and other parts from at least three other Chinese companies.

McCready’s campaign did not respond to Fox News’ repeated requests for comment.

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A new JMC Analytics and Polling released a survey last week, said Bishop, the Republican candidate, has an early lead on the McCready.

In the survey, conducted from may 21-24, 46 percent of respondents said they would vote for Dan if the elections were held today, whereas 42 percent of respondents said they were Democrats, their votes for the candidates.

The survey also showed that 52 percent of respondents want to see a Republican who represents the district, while 41 percent said they prefer a Democrat.

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