Pelosi Aboard Military Aircraft Near Taiwan, White House Confirms Amid Escalating China Threats

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is traveling through Asia aboard a U.S. military aircraft, the White House has confirmed less than a week after Chinese communist media personality suggested she should be shot out of the air.
“It is commonplace for the Speaker to travel aboard a U.S. military transport aircraft,” said White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby during a press briefing on Aug. 1. “That’s very typical.”
“Part of our responsibility is to make sure that she can travel safely and securely and I can assure you that she will.”
Kirby confirmed that “the speaker is flying aboard a military aircraft,” just days after a Chinese state-owned media personality said that Pelosi should be shot down if she flew to Taiwan with a military escort….

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