Put this under be careful what you wish for.
Despite Trump’s strong rhetoric against China during the primary, some immigrant Chinese were vocal in their support of Trump.
Now, Chinese language media which had been filled with pro-Trump stories have suddenly gone silent and some of the President-elect’s biggest Chinese American supporters are expressing doubts.
The sudden shift came after a call between Trump and the Taiwanese government. That call sent shock waves in the international community and broke U.S. protocol which had followed a one-China policy.
“Before the election … there were newspaper articles saying that he would be good for China. There were groups of Chinese people for Trump who bought billboards,” said Long Liu, a San Gabriel lawyer, told the OC Register. “It had an impact,” Liu added. “There were a lot of Chinese people who ended up voting for Trump.”