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China announces sanctions against Rubio, Cruz over Uighur Muslims

Added 07-13-20 06:29:02am EST - “China on Monday announced sanctions against a number of U.S. officials, including? Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for legislation intended to punish senior Chinese officials over the alleged treatment of the Uighur…” - Foxnews.com

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, host of 'War Room Pandemic' podcast, joins Jesse Watters on 'Watters' World.'

China on Monday announced sanctions against a number of U.S. officials, including Sens. Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for legislation intended to punish senior Chinese officials over Beijing's alleged treatment of minority Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, according to multiple reports.

Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the sanctions against the U.S. officials, would begin on Monday. The Republican senators -- both prominent critics of China -- were listed by Hua as targets of the “corresponding sanctions”.

Others include Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, Sam Brownback, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China -- which monitors human rights and submits an annual report to President Trump and Congress, according to Reuters.

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