Trump Calls Out China For Election Interference

  • 09/26/2018
  • Source: TTN
  • by: TTN Staff
Trump Calls Out China For Election Interference
 
President Trump called out China for election interference while speaking at the United Nations. All of the attention goes to Russia, but China apparently poses a very real threat to the United States.

According to CNN:

President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that China is working to interfere in November's midterm elections with the aim of damaging him politically.

"Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election coming up in November against my administration," Trump said during remarks at the UN Security Council.

The President offered scant details or evidence, which came during a session meant to focus on issues of nonproliferation. He suggested the meddling attempts came as retribution for the budding trade war he has waged with Beijing.

"They do not want me or us to win because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade," Trump said. "We are winning on trade. We are winning at every level. We don't want them to meddle or interfere in our upcoming election."

China has denied this claims but they could lead to a big strain in the relations between the United States and China.

 Source: TTN

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