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House unanimously passes bill expressing support for Hong Kong protestors

Hong Kong protestors wave US flag
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The House unanimously passed a bill by voice vote on Tuesday condemning Chinese interference in Hong Kong's affairs and supporting the rights of pro-democracy protestors to demonstrate.

Why it matters: It's a bipartisan rebuke of China at a time when both the Trump administration and private businesses — namely, the NBA — are grappling with how to address Beijing's human rights abuses while also maintaining a positive economic relationship.