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Campaign Finance Key Player:
Wang Jun

This profile was compiled from Washington Post and washingtonpost.com staff reports. Click on linked names to read other profiles, or see the full list of key players.

From The Post:
To Chinese Firm, Access Becomes a Key Commodity, Jan. 27, 1997
Chinese Denies Seeking White House Visit, March 16, 1997
The Curious Cast of Asian Donors, Jan. 27, 1997
• See Wang Jun's entry in our White House coffee database
One of the more unusual guests at the controversial White House coffees was Wang Jun, chairman of a Chinese arms-trading company under investigation for alleged involvement in a weapons smuggling case in San Francisco.

The principal intermediary for Wang's attendance at the White House coffee was Little Rock, Ark., restaurateur Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie.

Clinton has called Wang's attendance at the White House coffee "clearly inappropriate."

Wang is also chairman of the China International Trust and Investment Corp. (CITIC), the most influential financial and industrial conglomerate in China.

Last updated July 24, 1997

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