The bill “would provide those Hong Kongers who peacefully protested Beijing’s corrupt justice system, and have a well-founded fear of persecution, to be eligible for Priority 2 Refugee status” and is in “response to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) actions to implement its Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.”
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Other signers of the letter included U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Oreg., Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, Chris Murphy, D-Ct., Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Richard Blumenthal, D-Ct., Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Ed Markey, D-Mass., Thom Tillis, R-NC, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Pat Toomey, R-Penn. and Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg.
This week, Rubio and U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., who lead the bipartisan and bicameral Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), issued the following statement on the 31st anniversary of the Chinese government and Communist Party’s violent crackdown against student-led protestors in Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined other U.S. senators in sending a letter to the United Nations permanent representatives for Estonia and France, the current and incoming president of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), in support of the United States Mission to the United Nations’ (USUN) call for an immediate UNSC meeting on recent actions taken by the Chinese government to undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy.
As companies backed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) approach banks to identify the purchase of companies in the U.S. and in Europe affected by the pandemic, the senators urged Mnuchin to protect against the PRC’s and the CCP’s predatory economic behavior during the COVID-19 crisis.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined more than 10 other Republican senators last week in sending a letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) António Guterres requesting that the UN convene an independent panel of experts to conduct a review of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Marco Rubio Calls on Pentagon to Continue to Maintain Military Readiness After China’s Threatening...
This week, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, urged U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Esper to continue to maintain the readiness of U.S. forces under Indo-Pacific Command.
From his seat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., led a group of Senate colleagues in urging President Donald Trump to “work with our allies and partners such as Japan, South Korea, and European nations to pursue an open and transparent investigation into the origins of COVID-19, as well as the WHO’s decision-making related to the crisis.”
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