China A 'Ticking Time Bomb,' Says Biden Amid Rift With Xi Jinping: 'When Bad Folks Have Problems, They Do Bad Things'

  • 10 months ago
U.S. President Joe Biden has expressed concern over China’s economic challenges, labeling it a potential threat.

What Happened: Amid the rift with Xi Jinping, President Biden drew attention to China’s economic difficulties, describing the nation as a “ticking time bomb,” reported The Guardian.

During a political fundraiser in Utah, he identified high unemployment and an aging workforce as indicators of impending trouble.

"China is in trouble."

"They have got some problems. That's not good because when bad folks have problems, they do bad things," Biden said.