Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP

China would ‘probably prefer a Joe Biden presidency’ over Donald Trump, says former American ambassador to Beijing

  • Former US ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing will be ‘conflicted’ over next week’s US election, but ultimately prefer Democrat challenger Joe Biden
  • Baucus, a Biden adviser, says despite rising Chinese nationalism during his tenure, there was little that could be done to stop action on Hong Kong or Xinjiang

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
Former ambassador to China Max Baucus says Beijing would probably prefer Joe Biden as president over Donald Trump. Photo: AFP
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