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NSC spokesman: China ‘positioning’ to retaliate over Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan

August 1, 2022 at 4:33 PM
China “appears to be positioning itself” to retaliate against the U.S. for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) visit to Taiwan this week, National Security Council spokesman John Kirby said on Monday. Pelosi has not confirmed the visit to Taiwan, Kirby said during the White House briefing on Monday. However, CNN reported on Monday that she was moving forward with her plan to visit the island as head of a congressional delegation. A Taiwanese government official and a U.S. official confirmed...

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