Via The Hill:

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is warning the Chinese government after authorities in Hong Kong reportedly fired tear gas at protesters inside a subway station and charged demonstrators Sunday.

“The people of Hong Kong are bravely standing up to the Chinese Communist Party as Beijing tries to encroach on their autonomy and freedom,” McConnell tweeted Monday. “Any violent crackdown would be completely unacceptable. As I have said on the Senate floor: The world is watching.”

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There was a lot of violent clashes at the airport.

President Trump is obviously concerned as well.

He put out a statement decrying the violence and saying he hoped people would not be hurt.

And he just retweeted out the massing of troops on the border.

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