Mon Aug 12, 2019, 01:19 PM

Key US Lawmaker(Mitch McConnell) Warns China on Treatment of Hong Kong Protesters

By Ken Bredemeier
August 12, 2019 12:49 PM

WASHINGTON - A key U.S. lawmaker is warning China against harsh reprisals on pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, thousands of whom occupied the territory's international airport on Monday, forcing the cancellation of all flights.

"The people of Hong Kong are bravely standing up to the Chinese Communist Party as Beijing tries to encroach on their autonomy and freedom, " Senate Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Twitter. "Any violent crackdown would be completely unacceptable."

"As I have said on the Senate floor: The world is watching," McConnell said.

There was no violence reported at the airport, one of the world's busiest, but dozens of injuries were reported on Hong Kong's streets, where angry protesters blocked roads and refused police orders to disperse after riot officers fired tear gas and non-lethal ammunition at fleeing crowds.

China on Monday termed the protests "terrorism."


{{{Mitch McConnell}}} I'm sure China is shaking in their boots...

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Mon Aug 12, 2019, 06:50 PM

1. Stickin' by your BS.....c'mon you little taterhead....

You know better...

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