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Trump Announces Punitive Action Against China — Terminates Relationship With WHO, Orders Barring Of Certain Chinese Students From Entering US

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President Donald Trump took punitive action against China Friday over the country’s recent undermining of democracy in Hong Kong and coverup of the origins of…
President Donald Trump took punitive action against China Friday over the country’s recent undermining of democracy in Hong Kong and coverup of the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.
The president announced the United States will prevent certain Chinese nationals, deemed potential security risks, from entering the country in order to ensure the integrity of the U. S. higher education system. Furthermore, he directed the “presidential working group on financial markets to study the different practices of Chinese companies listed on the U. S. Financial markets with a goal of protecting American investors.”
Trump additionally announced the U. S. is formally terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization for its role in helping China cover obscure the origins of the coronavirus pandemic, killing millions of people around the world. Trump added that funds normally reserved for WHO will go to other “deserving” global health needs.
Furthermore, Trump stated Friday’s announcement “will affect the full range of agreements that we have with Hong Kong from our extradition treaty to our export controls and technologies and more.

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