Did U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell Have Sexual Relationship With Chinese Spy?

NOT EXACTLY NEWS – The conservative right in America has claimed U.S. Congressman Eric Swalwell had a sexual relationship and an affair with suspected Chinese Spy Jennifer Fang.

The claim:

According to a report by Shore News Network, entitled, “A spy who shagged me

 Christine Fang, a Chinese national and former student at California State University, East Bay is being accused by the U.S. Government of being a spy for the communist nation.  Fang, according to her account on the Chinese social media platform Renren received a certificate of honor from the Chinese consulate in San Francisco, raising suspicions.  Fang, according to Axios maintained a very close relationship with the Chinese consulate.

Fang is being accused of conducting political intelligence information gathering in the San Francisco Bay area and California between 2011 and 2015.  Reports claim she used her charm and charisma to engage in close personal relationships with candidates and elected officials, even engaging in sexual relationships with some.  Fang’s activities were being watched by the FBI and her movement was being tracked.  When she learned she was being investigated by the FBI, she returned home to the motherland, China.

Is it fake news?

A report in AXIOS claimed Fang had confirmed sexual affairs with two U.S. mayors in exchange for access to campaigns and sensitive political information

“Fang engaged in sexual or romantic relationships with at least two mayors of Midwestern cities said one U.S. intelligence official and one former elected official. At a 2014 conference in Washington, an older Midwestern mayor “from an obscure city” referred to Fang as his “girlfriend” and insisted the relationship was genuine despite the clear age difference between Fang and himself, according to former Cupertino Mayor Gilbert Wong, who was directly present for the conversation,” Axios reported. “Fang also had a sexual encounter with an Ohio mayor in a car that was under electronic FBI surveillance, said one current U.S. official. When the mayor asked why Fang was interested in him, Fang told him she wanted to improve her English, the same official said.”

What has been unproven if Fang, who did work for Swalwell engaged in sexual relations with the U.S. Congressman.

Verdict: 75% Exactly News

Fang worked for Swalwell and has a track record of using sex to cozy up to politicians according to Axios, however whether or not the two actually engaged in sex has not been confirmed, but he did maintain a relationship with Fang that may have posed an immediate threat to U.S. security.