Trump Expected To Sign Hong Kong Rights Bills
On Wednesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills to support protesters in Hong Kong.
The signed bills will send a warning to China about human rights. Trump is expected sing them regardless of the sensitive trade talks happening with Beijing.
On Tuesday the Senate passed the bills unanimously voting 417 to 1. The bills that will
Beijing is angered by the terms of the bill. It requires the State Department to certify at least once a year that there is enough autonomy to qualify for the special U.S. trading.
Sanctions would also be handed down to officials for violating human rights in the city ruled by the Chineses.
The Senate also approved to ban the export of certain crowd control munitions directed towards Hong Kong police forces. The measure will ban the export of certain items including; tear gas, rubber bullets, stun guns, and pepper spray.
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