November 21, 2019 / 12:03 AM / 16 days ago

Trump expected to sign Hong Kong human rights legislation: source

A protester is escorted by medical staff out of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in Hong Kong, China, November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S President Donald Trump is expected to sign legislation passed by Congress intended to support protesters in Hong Kong, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, a move sure to anger China.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, declined to say when Trump would approve the legislation.

Reporting by Matt Spetalnick and David Brunnstrom

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