EXC: Top Biden Adviser Spoke At CCP Conference Alongside Researcher Indicted By DOJ.

President Biden’s newest National Economic Council (NEC) hire is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher who spoke at a Chinese government-backed conference alongside a fellow professor recently indicted by the Department of Justice for secretly advising Chinese Communist Party officials.  The conference was part of a broader relationship between MIT and Shanghai which includes a Chinese Communist Party district government paying for technological advice and has been praised by apparatchiks as helping achieve Xi Jinping’s goals for China’s technological development. The hire—Elisabeth Reynolds—spoke at the 2017 MIT China Conference in Shanghai. In addition to Chinese Communist Party officials speaking at