China State Media Threatens to ‘Shoot’ Down Pelosi’s Plane to Taiwan If She Flies With Military Escort

The White House has refused to comment on a threat by a Chinese state media figure who said that the Chinese military should “shoot … down” a plane carrying House speaker Nancy Pelosi if she visited Taiwan with a military escort.
“As it relates to the Speaker’s travels, it’s something that we’re just not going to speak to. Right now that’s a hypothetical,” said White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on July 29.
“We are just not going to speak on her schedule… I’m not going to speak to a hypothetical.”
Jean-Pierre’s comments were made in response to a question as to the White House’s position on recent comments made by Hu Xijin, the former editor-in-chief of the Chinese Communist Party-controlled Global Times media outlet….

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