U.S. House approves Hong Kong human rights bill, sends measure to Trump for signature or veto
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U.S. House approves Hong Kong human rights bill, sends measure to Trump for signature or veto


the US House of Representatives has
approved legislation aimed at protecting the rights of Hong Kong citizens and it
has already passed through the Senate on Tuesday our Kim W reports after the
approval the Hong Kong human democracy Act and now just needs president Trump’s
a signature to become law Wednesday’s House vote was an
overwhelming 412 to 1 in favor of the bill aimed at protecting the human
rights of people in Hong Kong the Senate had already passed a bill unanimously on
Tuesday if signed into law by Trump the US would
need to certify at least once a year the Hong Kong retains enough autonomy to
qualify for special us trading considerations Washington could also
play sanctions on officials responsible for human rights violations in Hong Kong
the US House also passed a bill that bans experts of certain military
supplies which could be used against the people of Hong Kong the white house
hasn’t provided any response yet however signing the bill will not be an
easy decision for Trump as the u.s. is still locked up in a trade war with
China on the other hand the unanimous vote in the Senate
where Republicans hold a majority of seats could make it difficult for the
president to veto the bill condemning the legislations passage Beijing on
Wednesday about stronger counter measures to safeguard sovereignty and
security and warned that any negative consequences will come back to
Washington Kim dami arirang news

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