President Donald Trump is poised to sign a measure that will punish. Chinese officials for imprisoning more than one million Muslims in internment camps. Trump To Blame China Over Hong Kong Conflict.
Trump said he would announce on Friday what the. Administration would do “with respect to China,” though there’s no indication he’s planning to focus on the legislation. The White House has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m.
Trump is expected to eventually sign the China legislation. said Representative Michael. McCaul of Texas, the top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The measure, which won broad bipartisan support in Congress, would require. Trump to sanction any officials found responsible for the Muslims’ oppression and revoke their visas.
Trump expressed displeasure with China after the country. Moved to pass national security legislation expected to curb freedoms in Hong Kong. Trump To Blame China Over Hong Kong Conflict.
“We are not happy with what’s happened,” Trump said Thursday, in response to a question about whether. The US would remain in the “phase one” trade deal he signed with Chinese officials in January. Trump’s top economic aide Larry Kudlow told Fox News Friday that. The US is “furious” with what China has done “in recent days, weeks and months.”
Trump has shown little interest in human rights violations in China. But the national security law and Trump’s complaints about the country’s handling of the virus. Have escalated tensions between the world’s two largest economies, and prompted the White House to examine ways to retaliate.
China pushed back Friday, calling US actions over Hong Kong “purely nonsense”. And repeating that the matter was an internal affair. Trump To Blame China Over Hong Kong Conflict.
Beijing urges the US to stop its “frivolous political manipulation,”. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters at a daily briefing, reiterating. Beijing’s support for Hong Kong police in upholding the law.