US law backing Hong Kong protests could end up hurting everyone — the US, China and Hong Kong


CNBC—U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, meant to protect the city's autonomy from China.

Trump Angers China By Signing Law Backing Hong Kong Protesters. China summoned the U.S. ambassador and issued a sharp response over the legislation, which allows the U.S. to sanction individuals who violate Hong Kong residents' rights.