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Trump expected to sign Hong Kong bill

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(Worthy News) - President Trump is expected to sign legislation backing pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong and authorizing sanctions, according to former officials familiar with his thinking, even as his administration pursues a trade deal with China.

Trump has spent months carefully avoiding weighing in on the spiraling protests and crackdowns in the former British territory.

But last week, Congress cleared legislation designed to impose sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials accused of abuses. The proposal would authorize an annual review of whether the territory should benefit from special trade status, forcing the issue. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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