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President Trump's signing of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act should remind us of how things have changed in 30 years; and the negative consequences that can follow when a President does not look reality in the face and act accordingly. In 1991, President George H. W. Bush vetoed a bill which tied trade to China’s human rights and economic and proliferation policies. The House overrode the veto (the bill was sponsored by Nancy Pelosi), but the Senate did not.
1 posted on 12/05/2019 6:31:02 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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Some day a book will be written about the Bush-Clinton-Bush duopoly that mangled U.S. policy toward China, and gave all the advantages of the “relationship” to China, at great expense to the U.S.


2 posted on 12/05/2019 8:58:17 AM PST by Wuli
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