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Trump’s GOP Blames China for Coronavirus With Eye on 2020

  • President’s campaign accuses Beijing of ‘lying’ about outbreak
  • Republicans assail Democrats who defend Chinese people
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WATCH: The U.S.-China blame game is accelerating, says think tank Chatham House.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Republicans are ratcheting up efforts to paint China as the villain in the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to shift blame as President Donald Trump faces increased criticism of his handling of a crisis that has shuttered the U.S. economy.