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Trump: ‘HK would be obliterated if not for me’

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had saved Hong Kong from being destroyed by persuading Chinese President Xi Jinping to hold off on sending in troops to crush its pro-democracy movement. “If it weren’t for me, Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes,” Trump said in a scattershot early morning interview with […]