Trump Threatens to ‘Cut Off’ Relations With China

Trump Threatens to ‘Cut Off’ Relations With China

"The Chinese government maliciously covered up and enabled a global pandemic that has caused misery for so many Americans". The United States is blaming only China for the rising coronavirus cases.

A further deterioration of the relationship between the U.S. and China has been signalled after President Trump said he has no interest in speaking to President Xi Jinping right now.

President Donald Trump suggested on Thursday that the USA could "cut off the whole relationship" with China, claiming that doing so would save the country $500 billion. We can break all relations. The president has shown increasing impatience with China, with S&P Global Ratings predicting that the country was unlikely to meet pledges to buy an additional $200 billion of American products this year and next year.

China has denied America's accusation of covering up the extent of its coronavirus outbreak and accused the USA of attempting to divert the public attention by insinuating that the virus originated from a virology laboratory in Wuhan. But he added, "Right now, I don't want to speak to him". Although they have a good relationship with Chinfing. "I am not happy with them", Trump said. Trump and his top aides have infuriated China with a daily barrage of criticism, including unsubstantiated claims that the virus escaped from a Wuhan lab, that Beijing is hording medical supplies and that the country's hackers are probing USA organizations for vaccine research.

Asian Americans have experienced a rise in prejudice and bias attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic reached the U.S. In turn, Beijing indicated it is readying countermeasures against US companies like Apple, Boeing, Cisco and Qualcomm which have huge investments in China.

Trump has sought to blame China for the coronavirus pandemic as public confidence in his handling of the USA outbreak has sunk.

"But I just - right now I don't want to speak to him", Trump said in the interview, which was taped on Wednesday.

Other measures Trump can take include a ban on Chinese companies' listings in the US and restricting technology exports to China, said Anthony Chan, chief Asia investment strategist at Union Bancaire Privée of Switzerland.

Trump's comments Thursday came as calls for retaliation against China mount in Washington, especially in his own Republican Party.

While Chinese purchases of US agricultural goods have recently picked up, the Global Times, a Communist Party publication, reported earlier this month that Beijing was weighing voiding or renegotiating the deal.

In an interview with Fox Business News, Trump said that taxation was an incentive for the companies to return manufacturing bases to the US. "I'm not happy about anything having to do with that particular subject right now".

Peter Navarro, a key economic advisor to the president, said China spawned the virus, "probably in that weapons lab in Wuhan". The FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued a joint statement Wednesday that said they were investigating "the targeting and compromise of USA organizations conducting COVID-19-related research by [China] affiliated cyber actors and non-traditional collectors".

Choi's organization partnered with two other groups in California to launch a "Stop AAPI Hate" reporting center in mid-March to track coronavirus-related racial incidents. We just made a great Trade Deal, the ink was barely dry, and the World was hit by the Plague from China.

Dramatic footage of a woman being pulled away from her son by police officers while protesting during the coronavirus pandemic in Sydney. "We have rebuilt China", he said.

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