August 2, 2022

Young, Senate Colleagues Support Visit to Taiwan by Speaker Pelosi

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.), Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), and 24 of their Senate colleagues issued the following joint statement in support of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopping in Taiwan during her diplomatic trip to Asia.

“We support Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan. For decades, members of the United States Congress, including previous Speakers of the House, have traveled to Taiwan. This travel is consistent with the United States’ One China policy to which we are committed. We are also committed now, more than ever, to all elements of the Taiwan Relations Act.”

Senators Young and Sullivan were joined by Senators Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), John Thune (R-S.D.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Rob Portman (R-Ohio), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Richard Burr (R-N.C.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).