Trump signs human rights and democracy act in Hong Kong

Published December 2, 2019

Rumble / Trending NewsPresident Donald Trump signed a bill supporting human rights in Hong Kong. According to Business Insider, the decision angered President Xi Jinping and stalled trade deal efforts. A source close to Trump’s negotiating team said China may not sign a “phase-one” deal until the end of the year. Additionally, they said Trump would likely delay any possible tariffs as a goodwill gesture. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act considers sanctions against people involved in human right abuses.