China imposes sanctions on top Trump allies minutes after his leaves office: report
China's federal government has announced sanctions against some of former President Donald Trump's top allies, including former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and former Trump economic adviser Peter Navarro.
At 12:10 p.m. on January 20 — while President Joe Biden was delivering his inaugural speech — Bloomberg News reporter Nicholas Wadhams tweeted:
At 12:04pm eastern, China sanctions Pompeo, Navarro, O'Brien, Stilwell, Pottinger, Azar, Krach, Craft, Bolton ad Ba… https://t.co/T6mD0VkQQH— Nicholas Wadhams (@Nicholas Wadhams)1611163152.0
The sanctions, Wadhams noted, will also affect former Breitbart News CEO Steve Bannon — who Trump granted a pardon for federal criminal charges during his last full day in office — and former National Security Adviser John Bolton.
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