10 august 2020

China sanctions U.S. lawmakers, non-profit leaders over Hong Kong


Aug. 10 (UPI) -- China announced sanctions Monday against U.S. lawmakers and the heads of several U.S. non-profit organizations over their support for Hong Kong.China's Foreign Ministry announced sanctions on Republican Sens. Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Josh Hawley of Missouri.AdvertisementThe ministry also reaffirmed sanctions against three other GOP lawmakers issued last month after U.S. criticism about military exercises in the South China Sea. Sens. Marco [...]