$DNR Donald Trump signs Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law, brushing off China’s warnings scmp.com/news/china/diploma... Trump signs legislation that could sanction the Hong Kong government for not upholding autonomy from mainland China Beijing has blasted the act as ‘meddling’ and vowed ‘consequences’ if the US leader signed it ========================================= Trump signs bills backing Hong Kong protesters into law, in spite of Beijing’s objections cnbc.com/2019/11/27/trump-s... KEY POINTS President Trump signs two bills backing Hong Kong protesters, the White House says in a statement. The president says he “signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China, and the people of Hong Kong.” He also says he hopes “Leaders and Representatives of China and Hong Kong will be able to amicably settle their differences.”
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