Obama Blames Trump For China’s Rise

March 31, 2023

Way off in the Land Down Under, former President Barack Obama blamed his White House successor Donald Trump for China’s increasingly antagonistic behavior. In Trump’s stated view, it was his predecessors, including Obama, who allowed China to become so powerful. “They took advantage of us for many, many years,” Trump told Fox News host Steve Hilton in 2019. I don’t blame President Xi. I blame all of our presidents, and not just President Obama.