In a speech to the United Nations Security Council, President Trump blamed China for meddling in US elections. On Twitter, the #resistance is furious he didn’t name the old boogeyman: Russia.
“Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election,” Trump told a meeting of the Security Council in New York on Wednesday.
“They do not want me or us to win,” he continued, “because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade, and we are winning on trade.” Trump’s comments on China echoed his comments one day before, when he accused China of product dumping, intellectual property theft, and currency manipulation. …
Trump did not elaborate on what form the Chinese election meddling is actually taking.