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Trump’s Claim of Chinese Election Interference

At a United Nations meeting, President Donald Trump claimed the U.S. “found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election.” But the president offered no evidence of covert actions, such as the kind that Russia engaged in during the 2016 election.

Instead, Trump criticized China for publicly trying to “convince people to go against Donald Trump” in the November midterm elections because of the U.S. trade war with China.

The president has specifically complained recently that China is running “propaganda ads” on trade and has imposed retaliatory tariffs to hurt his political supporters.

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