President Trump Warns China To ‘Work Humanely With Hong Kong’ If It Wants A Trade Deal

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Daily Mail: BREAKING NEWS: Donald Trump FINALLY warns China to ‘work humanely with Hong Kong’ if its wants a trade deal and proposes another meeting with Xi Jinping – after mounting calls to speak out against crackdown on pro-democracy protesters

* Trump encouraged all parties to be ‘calm and safe’ in the tweet and told reporters in brief remarks on a New Jersey tarmac on Tuesday that he hopes it ‘works out for everybody’ and nobody dies in Hong Kong
* He came under criticism on Wednesday from his political opponents, after the vacationing president declined to join other U.S. officials in denouncing violence against the protesters
* House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he must ‘ walk away from his recent statements, which invite miscalculation, and to work to advance peace, justice and democracy in Hong Kong’ after his Tuesday tweets
* Pete Buttigieg said ‘he should probably be in the Situation Room’ dealing with Hong Kong instead of tweeting
* Trump is ensconced at his Bedminster, New Jersey golf club, where the White House says he will stay
* In Hong Kong, thousands of activists descended on the terminal building this week in unprecedented scenes
* Pro-democracy demonstrators are calling on the pro-Beijing ruling government to make reforms
* China has made ominous declarations suggesting there could be a brutal response to the ongoing unrest
* It wasn’t until Wednesday night that Trump invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to participate in face-to-face talks on trade and the situation in Hong Kong
* Offer came after the Dow Closed roughly 800 points, or 3 percent, down from the day prior

Donald Trump invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to participate in face-to-face talks on Wednesday evening amid mounting criticism of the American president’s response to protests in Hong Kong.

He used their flat-lined trade agreement as bait, saying that China must work with ‘work humanely with Hong Kong’ before he’ll reopen economic talks.

‘Of course China wants to make a deal. Let them work humanely with Hong Kong first!’ he said in a tweet.

The ex-businessman said in a follow-up, ‘I know President Xi of China very well. He is a great leader who very much has the respect of his people. He is also a good man in a “tough business.” I have ZERO doubt that if President Xi wants to quickly and humanely solve the Hong Kong problem, he can do it. Personal meeting?’


More News On President Trump Warning China To ‘Work Humanely With Hong Kong’ If It Wants A Trade Deal

Hong Kong crisis: Trump moots ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi — BBC
Trump warns ‘good man’ Xi to treat Hong Kong humanely or risk trade deal — The Guardian
Donald Trump suggests meeting with China’s Xi Jinping to reach ‘humane’ response to Hong Kong protests — SCMP
Trump suggests ‘personal meeting’ with China’s Xi over Hong Kong crisis — CNBC
‘Personal meeting?’ Trump seeks one-on-one with China’s Xi Jinping over Hong Kong, trade — USA Today
Trump resists aides’ pressure to back Hong Kong protesters — Politico

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