Strange bedfellows: GOP lawmakers and candidates back likely Pelosi Taiwan trip

Lawmakers and political candidates on both sides of the aisle offered support for a likely trip to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
, arguing security concerns presented by China over the trip shouldn’t deter her from visiting the island.

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In a video posted to Twitter, Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker said Pelosi should go to Taiwan, as it would send a “signal to the world that we’re going to stand up to China.”

“If need be, Speaker Pelosi, I’ll take you to Taiwan myself,” he said.


Pelosi arrived in Singapore Monday, with a stop in Taiwan expected but unconfirmed as she visits the region. China considers Taiwan its territory — a source of constant friction between Beijing and Washington, given American support for the democratically controlled
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