'President for life' not a bad idea, Trump says of China proposal
08 March, 2018, 02:10 | Author: Lynne Higgins
China's ruling Communist Party last month proposed removing a two-term limit on presidential terms, a suggestion nearly sure to be adopted by the country's rubber-stamp parliament during its annual session starting March 5.
The NPC is elected for a term of five years. In this way, there is continuity. Great trade imbalance! "He said". Chinese leaders then were excited considering the United States still represents the reference point for China, according to a professor of worldwide relations at Lingnan University in Hong Kong.
"But if the United States takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by and will take necessary measures", Zhang said.
"China and the United States, the two major countries, bear special duties in this regard", he said. "The common folk really support it", Wang said. "You never know. I hope she's happy". But the president is the only one with a formal limit of two terms - introduced by late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping in 1982 to prevent another lifelong dictatorship after Mao Zedong's tumultuous rule.
The US President only had words of approval concerning Chinese President Xi Jinping's tenure "for life". That has left little doubt over what official line the roughly 3,000 delegates gathered in the Chinese capital are to follow.
Apart from announcing a growth target of 6.5% for the Chinese economy, the other highlight of the speech was his reference of President Xi Jinping's name multiple times during the speech. "It reflects the will of the people".
In particular, Trump accused China of currency manipulation and proposed to raise the issue of country's commitment to the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). "It's the difference between heaven and earth compared to the endless debates for their own political interests between certain ruling and opposition parties in the West", it wrote, without saying which foreign reporters had offered praise.
While a wary world looks on as Xi Jinping consolidates his power, Donald Trump's reaction to China's announcement of removal of presidential term limit was anything but expected.
While these remarks were likely made in jest (they were just a part of a lengthy conversation peppered with jokes) and drew laughter from those in the room, Trump finding humor in the idea of staying in power for life caused critics to state their consternation.
It steers away from another weakness of the old-fashioned party system, in which decision making and governance, confined by interests of different political parties, classes, regions and groups, tears the society apart, he said. When asked why, she replied, "He does good things for the people and makes the country prosperous and strong".
"How can the China dream be realised if nobody listens to him?"
President Xi isn't the only authoritarian figure Trump has complimented.
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