Fox News Panel Praises Trump for Bowing to Congressional Pressure, Signing Hong Kong Human Rights Bill: ‘Not a Battle Trump Wants’ Right Now

President Donald Trump’s quiet retreat and late-night signing of a human rights bill in support of the democracy protests in Hong Kong earned praise from a Fox News panel on Thanksgiving, even though the group recognized that the president faced an all-but-guaranteed Congressional override if he had vetoed it.

Despite having signaled for several days that he was unsure about supporting the bill in the midst of ongoing trade negations with China,  Trump ultimately backed down and revealed he had signed it in a late-night holiday news dump. The move brought an immediate response from the Chinese government, which said the passage of the human rights bill sends the “wrong signal.”

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