Scott Walker calls on Obama to cancel Chinese president’s state visit next month

Gov. Scott Walker (R., Wisc.), a leading Republican presidential candidate, urged President Obama on Monday to cancel the upcoming state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping amid concerns about Beijing’s military actions and human rights abuses.

Walker also referenced the plummeting U.S. stock market in his statement, which fell by as much as 1,000 points on Monday due to fears of China’s slowing economy: