Doing that has Presiudent Biden and China on the same side…
They do NOT want her going….
Pelosi os now trying get other House members to join. her on the trip which has already got China pissed and worries the President and the Pentagon General’s….
American unoffical policy is to act like Taiwan doesn’t exist to not bother the Chinese who would like to do nothing less than annex the island to them like Hong Kong, without having to battle for it….
One would guess that with Biden in office?
China would think this is the best time to try anything since Biden IS clearly afraind to project American military power oversea’s…..
Pelosi IS pushing things….
One would think that Pelosi is betting that China, which is heavily intertwined with America’s economy would not actually resort to military means against Taiwan…
But Biden and the pentagon would have the job of dealing with an angry China….
Pelosi would not….
Information about travel for the Speaker and members of Congress is often tightly held over security concerns. Pelosi’s office has not officially confirmed she is traveling to Taiwan, though President Biden spoke about the reported trip recently.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry has also addressed the potential travel, saying such a visit from the Speaker would “challenge China’s red line, it will be met with resolute countermeasures.”
The democratically governed island operates separately from Beijing but is not recognized as independent on the global
The U.S. says it is committed to Taiwan’s self defense in the face of threats from Beijing to subsume the self-governing island, which American intelligence officials warn is happening through diplomatic and economic coercion but could rise to a military invasion within the next decade….