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Pompeo: China, Hong Kong one and the same; Limited autonomy between island territory, communist regime broken

Jun 01, 2020 - Boston Herald

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said Sunday that the United States now has no basis to treat Hong Kong more favorably than mainland China, as Beijing moved to pass a bill to curb the region's freedom.

The comment highlighted the growing tension between the world's two largest economies amid the coronavirus pandemic and a new flare-up in pro-democracy protests on the island territory.

Pompeo, appearing on Fox News' "Sunday Morning Futures," said that China's leadership has bro...