EXCLUSIVE: Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Welcomed Collaboration With Totalitarian, Communist China But Declined Trump Support for His City

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has collaborated extensively with the Chinese Communist Party, holding meetings with several party officials in both China and Portland to “deepen” his city’s ties and participating in initiatives spearheaded by entities such as controversial, government-funded propaganda fronts known as Confucius Institutes and China-based Communist Youth Leagues. While Wheeler rejected President Trump’s offer of federal law enforcement, Wheeler has shown no reservation working with the Chinese Communist Party. From meeting with high-level party members and delegations to visiting China in 2018, Wheeler’s liaising with the Chinese Communist Party, which the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been