Oct 05, 2018 03:11 PM

China Says U.S. Claims of Election Meddling Are ‘Ridiculous’

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Photo: VCG
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. Photo: VCG

Beijing has fired back at U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s claims that it is meddling in America’s democracy and elections, describing the allegations as “slander” and “ridiculous.”

China’s response came one day after Pence on Thursday accused Beijing of waging an “unprecedented effort to influence American public opinion” ahead of critical congressional elections in November.

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