Trump Signs Uighur Rights Bill Amid Bolton Book Claims

Jun.17 — Donald Trump signed a measure punishing Chinese officials for imprisoning more than one million Muslims on the same day a new book by his former National Security Advisor John Bolton alleged the President encouraged Beijing to build internment camps to house them. Bolton also writes in the book that Trump asked Chinese leader Xi Jinping to help him win re-election. Emily Wilkins reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.”

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