US Election 2020 shock: Michael Bloomberg's surprising support for China's Xi Jinping

THE 2020 US ELECTION is approaching as the Democratic Party primaries rumble on. While household names such as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders continue their pursuit of the White House, outside candidate Michael Bloomberg attracted headlines last year after he surprisingly supported Chinese authoritarian Xi Jinping.

The billionaire was asked in September a series of questions regarding China's government, which has overseen an autocratic rule of the most populated country on Earth. In an interview with Margaret Hoover, host of PBS’ Firing Line public affairs show, the Presidential candidate asked whether China could be a good partner in the fight against climate change. Mr Bloomberg said “China is doing a lot”, despite the country's high use of fossil fuels and natural resource...
source: Express

2020-02-13 23:02
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