“Carrie Lam is Beijing’s hatchet woman.”

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement regarding U.S. sanctions against Hong Kong and Chinese government officials who played key roles in killing Hong Kong’s autonomy. 

“Carrie Lam is Beijing’s hatchet woman. She worked with the Chinese Communist Party to kill Hong Kong’s autonomy and gut the rule of law. These cowards betrayed the freedom-loving people of Hong Kong and deserve to pay a steep price.”