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China Says U.S. Is Creating ‘Imaginary Enemy’ With Senate Bill

  • Legislation ‘slanders China’s development path’ and policies
  • Washington increasingly worried about China’s economic clout
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WATCH: The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the expansive bill.(Source: Bloomberg)
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China blasted U.S. motivations underpinning a nearly $250 billion bill the Senate just passed to invest in manufacturing and technology in an effort to outcompete Beijing.

While China is committed to “developing a win-win relationship” with the U.S., the legislation “distorts the facts, and slanders China’s development path and domestic and foreign policies,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said on Wednesday at a regular press briefing in Beijing.