US Lawmakers, Chinese Dissidents Ask Trump to Pressure Beijing on Rights

8813be09-45f8-4d0b-b103-360b225d535b_cx0_cy5_cw0_w800_h450Some U.S. lawmakers are urging President-elect Donald Trump and his incoming administration to recalibrate U.S.-China relations with a harder line on human rights. “It is increasingly clear that there is direct link between China’s domestic human-rights problems and the security and prosperity of the United States,” Congressman Chris Smith said at a hearing of the Congressional-Executive…

Posted: December 9th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Smith, Donald Trump, Human Rights, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “US Lawmakers, Chinese Dissidents Ask Trump to Pressure Beijing on Rights”

  1. Thanks, Chris, said at 11:02 pm on December 9th, 2016:

    you have been, throughout your terms,consistently out-front in all human rights and human trafficking issues, and a staunch advocate for life: am hoping the new president and congress finally use the power given to them this year to the best of advantages, and truly get good things done.

  2. Teddy Ehmann said at 9:38 am on December 17th, 2016:

    Smith is a classic example of a need for term limits. That Chris Smith has a conservative record in Congress does not match the reality of his voting record. Voters need to utilize :Freedomworks Congressional Score Card. Using this tool, Chris Smith is at 40%, one year I think 2007 his score was 15%. What good is he if he only votes for pro-life and then liberal on everything else. The stats don’t lie.