Trump Signs Hong Kong Sanctions Bill, Pivots to Criticizing Biden

WASHINGTON—President Trump stated he signed into law a bipartisan sanctions bill to punish Chinese officials around Beijing’s crackdown on Hong Kong, in an hour-extended push meeting at the White House dominated by criticisms of Joe Biden, his presumptive 2020 election rival.

The law necessitates sanctions concentrating on Chinese officials who crack down on the legal rights of Hong Kong inhabitants to free of charge speech and peaceful assembly, as nicely as the banking companies that do small business with individuals officials.