White House avoids criticism of China on lifting term limits
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is avoiding criticism of China for removing term limits on its presidency.
Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says that's "a determination for China to make, not something for the United States to weigh in on."
She was speaking after China's rubber-stamp legislature opened the way for President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely.
Xi is already regarded as the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao Zedong.
Past U.S. administrations have been critical of China's suppression of democracy and human rights. The Trump administration has been quiet on... read more
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