President Donald Trump, again referred to the lack of transparency of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and shunned responsibility for the pandemic of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) Virus that has currently infected 13.50 million people in the world.
In the middle of a July 14 press conference in the White House Rose Garden, President Trump said he held the Chinese Communist Party fully responsible for causing the CCP Virus pandemic.
“Make no mistake. We hold China fully responsible for concealing the virus and unleashing it upon the world. They could have stopped it, they should have stopped it,” Trump said, as reported by Express UK.
“It would have been very easy to do at the source, when it happened,” added Trump, who along with his administration has been vocal in taking a hard line against the CCP after the United States ended up being drastically affected by the pandemic.
Before Tuesday’s press conference, Trump spoke about the trade deal between the U.S. and the CCP, but reminded CBS News reporters that as soon as the pledge was signed, the pandemic broke out in the city of Wuhan. “The ink wasn’t even dry and we were hit with the plague,” the president added.
Trump said he was not interested in talking to China about another agreement at this time. “I’m interested in doing other things with China,” the president added.
The agreement reached by the two in January was designed to boost food and agricultural exports.
By then President Trump said the United States and the CCP were “righting the wrongs of the past and delivering a future of economic justice and security for American workers, farmers and families.”
In addition to proposing a $200 billion increase in Chinese purchases of U.S. goods over two years, the agreement also aimed at eradicating some bad practices by the Chinese Communist Party such as intellectual property theft and forced technology transfer, according to CNBC.
As for CCP’s responsibility for the health scare that has spread around the world, former President Trump’s adviser Steve Bannon recently revealed that some scientists who worked at the Wuhan Virology Institute, in the epicenter of the pandemic, had managed to defect and were now working with Western intelligence services to determine the extent to which the Chinese Communist Party was to blame for the spread of the CCP Virus.
“People around these laboratories have been leaving China and Hong Kong since mid-February,” Bannon said.
“They are not talking to the media yet, but there are people from the Wuhan lab and other labs who have come to the West and are providing evidence of the guilt of the Chinese Communist Party,” he added.
Meanwhile, Tuesday’s meeting at the White House also served to communicate the end of the U.S. special treatment of Hong Kong as a measure to reject the decision of mainland China to impose a new security law on the former British colony, seriously affecting its autonomy.
“Today I signed legislation, and an executive order to hold China accountable for its aggressive actions against the people of Hong Kong,” said President Trump. He later added, “No special privileges, no special economic treatment and no export of sensitive technologies,” reported Reuters.