President Donald Trump’s executive order last week aimed at drying up the flow of money to China’s military was the first salvo in what will soon be a full-fledged campaign to rein in China, according to a new report.
Trump’s goal is twofold, according to the Washington Examiner. He wants to halt China’s military and economic expansion at the expense of America and also put in place measures that presumptive potential president-elect Joe Biden would find difficult to abandon if Trump’s challenges to the election results do not go the president’s way.
“[O]ver the coming weeks, the Trump administration will continue to expand the depth and breadth of the historic actions it has taken over the past four years to protect the vital interests of the United States and its allies countering Beijing’s predatory and coercive behaviors,” a “senior administration official” told the outlet.
According to the report, future steps