Senators Propose Bill Enabling Trump to Sanction China Over Pandemic

14 Mai, 2020, 19:51 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
  • President Donald Trump says China should have never let the pandemic happen

Tensions between China and the US have been escalating over culpability for the pandemic, with US President Donald Trump's administration slamming Beijing for cover-ups and missteps in its initial handling of the outbreak, and the Chinese leadership accusing Washington of seeking to shift blame and politicise a global health crisis. The COVID-19 Accountability Act mandates the president to make a certification to Congress within 60 days that China has provided a full and complete accounting to any COVID-19 investigation led by the U.S., its allies or United Nations affiliates such as the World Health Organization and has closed all operating wet markets that have the potential to expose humans to health risks through the introduction of zoonotic disease into the human population.

The bill was co-sponsored by eight other senators, including Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.).

"We can stop them, they're going to try doing it", he said.

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"I will certainly look at it (the legislation), they build to sanction China so I will certainly take a look at it".

The legislation will give Trump 60 days to certify to Congress that China has provided a full accounting on the COVID-19 outbreak to an investigation that could be led by the United States and its allies, or a United Nations body like the World Health Organization.

Without certification, Trump would be authorized under the legislation to impose sanctions like asset freezes, travel bans and visa revocations, as well as restricting Chinese businesses' access to U.S. bank financing and capital markets. The president would also be able to impose restrictions on loans to Chinese businesses by USA institutions and ban Chinese firms from listing on US stock exchanges. USA officials said China agreed to address complaints about its technology policies.

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