On August 20, President Trump blamed China for supplying the synthetic opioid fentanyl that’s devastating U.S. communities. In a strongly-worded tweet, Trump accused China of moving the drug through the U.S. Postal System. The tweet marks the second time Trump has accused China of playing a role in the U.S.’s ongoing opioid crisis, and China’s Drug Control Agency’s rejection of those claims marks the second time they’ve disputed them. Evidence to support Trump’s claims has not been provided, Beijing officials say. This back-and-forth is once again heightening the already-tense relations between the two nations.
China Again Denies “Flooding” the U.S. with Fentanyl
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