Barr Slams Hollywood, Big Tech for ‘Kowtowing’ to Communist China Over Profits

CATHY HE The Epoch Times Attorney General William Barr called out corporate America, including Hollywood and big tech, for “kowtowing” to the regime in Beijing for the sake of profits in a speech that highlighted the communist regime’s threats to U.S. freedom and prosperity. Hollywood and U.S. technology companies have allowed themselves “to become pawns of Chinese influence,” Barr said in a speech, given at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Grand Rapids, Michigan, on July 16. “For the sake of short-term profits, American companies have succumbed to [Chinese] influence, even at the expense of freedom and openness in the United States.” His remarks come as the Trump administration sharply escalates its rhetoric and actions against the Chinese regime on a wide
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