The unlikely Trump supporters – Chinese-Americans on WeChat

BEIJING (FINANCIAL TIMES) • Chinese-American Ming Dao, a 57-year-old who arrived in the United States almost 30 years ago, is a recent convert to President Donald Trump’s campaign.

Over the past two years, he has started at least 10 social messaging groups with names such as “Americans for President Trump” to reach fellow Chinese-American voters. But these groups could disappear at any moment: they are all on WeChat, the Chinese social app that Mr Trump has threatened to ban in the US.

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