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Pelosi makes trip to Taiwan despite China’s threats

CLIP08/02/22

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defied China's threats of "serious consequences" with her trip to Taiwan, which China views as its territory. The White House is worried the visit could lead to a confrontation and is warning China not to overreact. Meanwhile, Pelosi wrote she won’t stand by as the Chinese Communist Party “proceeds to threaten Taiwan – and democracy itself.”

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