Trump Signs Hong Kong Sanctions Bill, Pivots to Criticizing Biden

WASHINGTON—President Trump reported he signed into law a bipartisan sanctions bill to punish Chinese officers in excess of Beijing’s crackdown on Hong Kong, in an hour-prolonged press convention at the White Home dominated by criticisms of Joe Biden, his presumptive 2020 election rival.

The law calls for sanctions focusing on Chinese officers who crack down on the rights of Hong Kong inhabitants to no cost speech and tranquil assembly, as nicely as the banking companies that do business enterprise with those people officers.