Biden Should Back Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Instead Of Cowering To Chinese Commies

Biden Should Back Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Instead Of Cowering To Chinese Commies


Last week, reporting from the Financial Times revealed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning to take a congressional delegation on a trip to Taiwan sometime next month. If she follows through, the visit would mark the first time a U.S. House speaker has been to Taiwan in 25 years, with Newt Gingrich being the last to travel to the island in 1997.

The potential visit by Pelosi has predictably generated backlash from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which has routinely claimed Taiwan as Chinese territory and threatened to annex the island by force. Soon after the report’s release, China’s Foreign Ministry representative Zhao Lijian addressed the matter at a daily briefing, saying Pelosi’s visit would “severely undermine China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, gravely impact

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