As reported earlier, the House of Representatives called an emergency hearing on Chen Guangcheng while the Obama administration made the gutsy call of ducking.

He fears for his family and wants to come to the United States.!/StevenErtelt/status/198142979507105792!/jbendery/status/198147062724968448

At least Bob Fu and Representative Smith (R-NJ) aren’t ignoring his pleas, unlike Secretary of State Clinton.!/StevenErtelt/status/198142315594907648

Twitchy will monitor the situation and update.


Christian Bale expressed his solidarity and desire to help the blind Chinese dissident.!/jbendery/status/198148091889713152

Americans express horror at how the Obama administration is handling the situation.!/BunchTrans/status/198148100672602114!/Catherinesday/status/198148057521594368!/Jarjarbug/status/198148041230917635!/KattyKayBBC/status/198148847560695808!/edwardvirtually/status/198148818670321665!/dcseth/status/198155554114371585

Update: Christian Bale has tried to help Chen Guangcheng before.!/hmfearny/status/198153908953161729


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