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Trump Signs Bill Condemning Uyghur Internment Camps That John Bolton Claims He Once Supported

HeadlineJun 18, 2020

Former national security adviser John Bolton claims President Trump told Xi Jinping during a private meeting at last year’s G20 in Japan that he supported China’s rationale for building massive concentration camps to hold Uyghur Muslims. Bolton writes, “According to our interpreter, Trump said that Xi should go ahead with building the camps, which Trump thought was exactly the right thing to do.”

This report made headlines on Wednesday on the same day President Trump signed the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act that imposes sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the detention program.

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