WATCH LIVE: Nancy Pelosi lands in Taiwan

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan’s capital city of Taipei on Tuesday during a closely watched trip to Asia that began in Singapore on Monday.

China threatened to retaliate against the United States for sending the highest-ranking member of Congress to the island nation, whose sovereignty is disputed. Beijing’s reaction to the visit may include firing missiles near Taiwan, conducting large-scale air or naval activities, and making “spurious legal claims,” such as asserting that the Taiwan Strait is not an international waterway, according to White House national security spokesman John Kirby.

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