Blaine Holt to Newsmax: ‘Something Is Up’ With China and Xi Jinping

“Something is up” with China and its President Xi Jinping, but “we don’t know what it is,” retired Air Force Brigadier Gen. Blaine Holt said Sunday on Newsmax in response to the rumors reports of an attempted coup against the two-term leader. 

“I’ve been checking in with sources around the world, Hong Kong, and something is up,” Holt, a Newsmax contributor, said on “Wake Up America,” adding that Far East foreign affairs expert Gordon Chang was “exactly right” Saturday when he said that while the rumors appear to be untrue, there is a “lot of smoke.”

Holt noted that Xi Jinping and his delegation had been at the meeting of the council of the heads of state at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Uzbekistan and had “stopped at the very last event, a banquet.”

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