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World China vows not to ‘interfere’ after Trump asks for Biden probe

19:55  04 october  2019
19:55  04 october  2019 Source:   washingtonpost.com

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday that China “will not interfere in the internal affairs of the U.S.,” after President Trump urged Beijing to His request for China to assist in an investigation into Biden , who is running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, came as Washington and

US President Donald Trump has called on China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden , despite facing an impeachment probe He said he hadn't directly asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to investigate Biden and his son Hunter but said it's "certainly something we could start thinking about."

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Friday that China “will not interfere in the internal affairs of the U.S.,” after President Trump urged Beijing to probe his political rival, Joe Biden, amid an impeachment inquiry in Washington.

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping are posing for a picture: A screen shows images of Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump as a currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul on Aug. 26. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)© Ahn Young-joon/AP A screen shows images of Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Trump as a currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul on Aug. 26. (Ahn Young-joon/AP)

“[W]e trust that the American people will be able to sort out their own problems,” the Global Times, a party-affiliated newspaper, reported Wang as saying.

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  Kamala Harris: Trump should release transcripts of talks with China's Xi Jinping Trump 'hasn’t figured out that when you solicit the help of a foreign government to interfere in the election of the President of the United States, you may be impeached' Harris stated.Earlier Thursday, Trump declared that China should investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

US President Donald Trump has called on China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden , despite facing an impeachment probe He said he hadn't directly asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to investigate Biden and his son Hunter but said it's "certainly something we could start thinking about."

Pelosi Asks What Trump Vowed for China Probe : Impeachment Update. Pelosi Asks What Trump Offered China for Biden Probe (9:20 a.m.) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked in a tweet Friday morning what President Donald Trump promised China “in exchange for interfering in our election?”

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On Thursday, Trump told reporters at the White House that “China should start an investigation into the Bidens, because what happened in China is just about as bad as what happened with Ukraine.”

His request for China to assist in an investigation into Biden, who is running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, came as Washington and Beijing prepare for trade talks next week.

“I have a lot of options on China,” Trump said Thursday, “but if they don’t do what we want, we have tremendous power.”

Biden: Trump has 'indicted himself by his own statements'

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Trump again seeks foreign help to probe Bidens , calls on China . " China will never interfere in the internal affairs of the United States, and we trust that the American people are capable "The Chinese strategy to deal with Trump has been not to get drawn into tit-for-tat verbal battles, but pursue their

The Chinese embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump 's appeal to China was particularly striking, since Pelosi announced the impeachment investigation last week, after the whistleblower lodged a complaint about Trump asking Ukrainian President

On Friday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the U.S. side was “open-minded” about the talks, and said there has been a “softening of the psychology on both sides,” Reuters reported.

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Cruz denounces Trump's call for China to probe Bidens .
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) denounced President Donald Trump’s call for China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, becoming one of only a handful of Republican senators to openly criticize the brazen request for foreign interference in the 2020 election. © Mark Wilson/Getty Images Sen. Ted Cruz. “Of course not,” Cruz said to host Margaret Brennan during an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that aired Sunday, when questioned whether it was appropriate for Trump to ask Beijing to probe the Biden family.

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