VIDEO: Trump issues statements on Hong Kong protests and Chinese crackdown

AUGUST 13, 2019

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President Trump on Tuesday said he’s hopeful that clashes in Hong Kong between anti-government protesters and armed security forces end peacefully, offering a rare comment on the escalating tensions in the region.

“The Hong Kong thing is a very tough situation, very tough,” Trump told reporters as he boarded Air Force One for a trip to Pennsylvania. “We’ll see what happens but I’m sure it’ll work out. I hope it works out for everybody — including China, by the way. I hope it works out for everybody.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Asked about concerns that China may be gathering military equipment and threatening to crack down on demonstrators in the territory, Trump reiterated he is optimistic that all sides will reach a satisfactory conclusion.

After boarding Air Force One, President Trump tweeted, “Many are blaming me, and the United States, for the problems going on in Hong Kong. I can’t imagine why?”

In another tweet, he added, “Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!”

Later, President Trump re-tweeted the following video, which showed a long line of military trucks moving in to the Hong Kong airport.

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