Skip to comments.Trump: US Intel Says China Moving Troops to Border with Hong Kong
Posted on 08/13/2019 10:57:15 AM PDT by KC_Lion
President Donald Trump said Aug. 13 that U.S. intelligence has informed him that the Chinese regime is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong.
Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong, Trump wrote.
Everyone should be calm and safe!
Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 13, 2019
Trumps tweet comes as protests in Hong Kong intensified, with protesters taking over terminals at the citys international airport for the fifth day in opposition to police brutality and the governments response to the extradition bill crisis.
The airport authority began suspending flights on Monday due to the protester presence. Some flights resumed on Tuesday morning, but by the end of the day, over 300 flights from 33 airlines were canceled, with no flights taking off or landing starting from the afternoon, effectively shutting down one of the worlds busiest transport hubs.
Over the past several days, Chinese officials and state media have escalated its rhetoric against the protesters, describing them as violent criminals who needed to be punished.
On Monday, hawkish state media Global Times posted a video on Twitter showing armored vehicles of Chinas Armed Police assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong.
The Peoples Armed Police have been assembling in Shenzhen, a city bordering Hong Kong, in advance of apparent large-scale exercises, the Global Times said in the tweet.
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The CCP won’t tolerate much more disruption or closure of the airport which is impossible to contain with spin. They will send in the miltary and it will be another bloodbath.
Here comes the hammer and sickle with snow peas in sweet and sour sauce.
I would like to remain hopeful about the situation, but the chicoms have a track record.
I hate to see this. Those young people just want to be free
Perfect time to pile on and start moving manufacturing OUT of China. The world is seeing who they really are.
The world will not follow. HK is part of China.This IS coming to a head. Asian nations are scared because they know they’re next.
Mr. President, it sends a very bad signal to roll back your threatened tariffs in light of the aggression by the Communists against the people of Hong Kong.
The world saw in back in Tienanmen Square, decades ago.
>>The world will not follow. HK is part of China.This IS coming to a head. Asian nations are scared because they know theyre next.<<
You can bet your sweet patookas...there is a message for Taiwan in all this.
I don’t care about Hong Kong.
Leave the 2a alone D.C. !
White house ph no.:
I agree about the tariffs but this is not where we should draw the line. What the Chicoms do in Hong Kong is as irrelevant to me as what Putin does in the Ukraine. Absolutely no saber rattling is appropriate here.
China has no border with Hong Kong as it is a legal part of China. What would Trump do if Antifa shut down O'Hare airport? While we wish for peace and freedom for Hong Kong, words is about all we can offer in terms of support.
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