Breitbart reports, a Chinese ambassador praised Hillary Clinton for scolding President Donald Trump.
“The president is turning to racist rhetoric to distract from his failures to take the coronavirus seriously early on, make tests widely available, and adequately prepare the country for a period of crisis,” Clinton wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.
“Don’t fall for it. Don’t let your friends and family fall for it.”
The president is turning to racist rhetoric to distract from his failures to take the coronavirus seriously early on, make tests widely available, and adequately prepare the country for a period of crisis.
Don't fall for it. Don't let your friends and family fall for it.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 18, 2020
On Friday the Chinese ambassador to South Africa, Lin Songtian expressed support for the remarks made by Clinton, which urged Americans to ignore Trump’s repeated labeling of the coronavirus as the “China virus.” He shared a tweet from China News Service, a communist regime-owned agency:
It is true. Justice always speak loudly. https://t.co/kZjcYccFPg
— AmbCHENXiaodong (@AmbCHENXiaodong) March 20, 2020
The attached article listed several Americans, namely Clinton and Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), criticizing Trump for blaming China. The failed Democratic presidential candidate has repeatedly blasted the Trump administration’s coronavirus response.
“Hospitals are already running out of ventilators and beds. Nurses are using bandanas as masks,” she typed on Thursday. “If you’ve already ordered more with the Defense Production Act, tell us now,” she demanded.
“If you haven’t, you’re failing to lead and failing Americans,” she lectured.
Trump had already invoked the Defense Protection Act the prior day.