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China pushes back at Trump in war of words over opioid flows

China pushes back at Trump in war of words over opioid flows

  • TV-G
  • 2019
  • 1mins
A political battle over America's opioid crisis is simmering in the shadow of the broader US-China trade war. President Trump had accused Beijing of not doing enough to curb exports of the highly addictive painkiller fentanyl -- a claim that China's narcotics regulator is denying. In an exclusive interview the agency's deputy head Liu Yuejin told Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie some US politicians are bending facts and politicizing the issue.