President Trump announced Friday that he would “end” the United States’ relationship with the United Statesclaims China has total control over it. When he listed a litany of grievances with China, the president announced that he would suspend the entry of certain Chinese nationals and sanction Chinese officials who have undermined Hong Kong’s freedom.
For weeks, the president expressed his frustration with China and to the communist country and, in part, the W.H.O. for the spread of the deadly virus that has left more than 100,000 dead in the United States.
“Our actions will be strong, our actions will be meaningful,”
But he wasn’t always that tough on China. In the early days of the pandemic, the president applauded Chinese President Xi Jinping for dealing with the pandemic.
“China has worked very hard to contain the corona virus,” the president tweeted on January 24. “The United States greatly appreciates its efforts and transparency. Everything will go well. I would particularly like to do so on behalf of the American people.” to thank President Xi! “
But as time went by and the devastation of the virus swept the country, its attitude changed.
In a question billed by the White House as a press conference, the President asked no questions on Friday despite the long list of national news.
The President’s appearance came after a devastating night in Minneapolis, where aprotests over the death of , a black man with handcuffs in Minneapolis who was captured on a video and asked for air when a white policeman knelt on his neck. Just before the President’s event with third degree murder.
The president tweeted early Friday morning that “when the looting begins, the shooting begins,” a phrase with serious racist and historical undertones.
Twitter provided this tweet with a note: “This tweet violated Twitter’s rules for the glorification of violence. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public interest that the tweet remains accessible.”
The President tried to make this statement in a tweet later on FridayWriting “looting leads to shooting” and referring to a fatal shooting in Minneapolis on Wednesday night and the seven people who shot a about Breonna Taylor’s death. “It’s very simple, nobody should have a problem with it except the hate and those who want to cause problems on social media.” Mr. Trump closed.
Walz said in a press conference on Friday that Mr. Trump’s previous tweets were “not helpful.”
In the meantime, the deaths from the pandemic continue to accumulate, and the United States does.
The president had indicated that China would be held accountable for the pandemic in some way. On Friday morning the president just tweeted “CHINA!” without explanation. On Thursday, the president declined to stay in the US-China trade agreement.
“We’ll announce what we’re going to do about China tomorrow. And we’re not happy with China. We’re not happy with what happened,” the President said Thursday in the Oval Office. “People are suffering all over the world. One hundred and eighty-six countries – they are suffering all over the world. We are not happy.”