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Bill targeting banks over China's Hong Kong law passes U.S. Senate

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation on Thursday to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law on Hong Kong, sending it to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature. | Video

Bill targeting banks over China's Hong Kong law passes U.S. Senate

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation on Thursday to penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law on Hong Kong, sending it to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature. | Video

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China's Xinjiang crackdown

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over its crackdown in that country's Xinjiang province and make a formal determination whether its treatment of Muslim Uighurs and other groups constitutes an atrocity, including genocide.

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China's Xinjiang crackdown

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 2 More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over its crackdown in that country's Xinjiang province and make a formal determination whether its treatment of Muslim Uighurs and other groups constitutes an atrocity, including genocide.

U.S. House bill targets banks amid fears over China law for Hong Kong

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Wednesday that would penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials who implement Beijing's draconian new national security law imposed on the former British colony of Hong Kong. | Video

Bolton, Democrats urge Russia sanctions if bounty reports are true

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Democrats and a leading Republican hawk on Tuesday called for U.S. President Donald Trump to consider imposing new economic sanctions on Russia if a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was confirmed. | Video

Exclusive: After pandemic, U.S. senators want review of drug supply chain

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. senators called for a government analysis of foreign influence in the U.S. pharmaceutical supply chain on Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic has exposed an over-reliance on China and other countries for the production of essential drugs.

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Both Democrats and President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that Russian military intelligence offered militants bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan. | Video

Facing criticism, White House to brief Democrats on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill U.S. troops

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The White House sought to play down reports it knew Russia had paid the Taliban bounties to kill U.S. troops, promising to brief Democrats on Tuesday after being accused of only sharing information with President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans. | Video

U.S. Republicans, Democrats want to question Trump aides over Russia bounty reports

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Both Democrats and President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress demanded more information from the White House on Monday after reports that Russian military intelligence offered militants bounties for killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan. | Video

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