“I call on the international community to support democratic Taiwan & halt any escalation of the regional security situation," Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen said.
China's military exercises in response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has the White House concerned. Officials are asking China’s ambassador to protest what it called China’s “irresponsible” actions.
Paul Pelosi pleaded not guilty to DUI charges through his attorney.
China had warned of “resolute and strong measures” if Pelosi went ahead with the trip to Taiwan. She is the highest-ranking American official to visit the self-ruled island claimed by China in 25 years.
Local media in Taiwan say Pelosi is expected to arrive Tuesday night, becoming the highest-ranking elected U.S. official to visit in more than 25 years.
Pelosi said in a statement she is leading a congressional delegation to Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan to discuss trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, security and “democratic governance.”
"What we saw in that Senate today was a cowardly group of Republicans," Pelosi said of the majority of the Senate GOP who found Trump "not guilty" of incitement of insurrection.
House Democrats have voted for Nancy Pelosi to stand as their candidate for speaker.
The office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced that its in-person dinner for new Democratic members of Congress has been canceled after a viral tweet showing the tables being set up for the event sparked backlash amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Nancy Pelosi's office has confirmed that she got her hair cut indoors at a San Francisco salon, but claims she hadn't done anything wrong.
Night 3 of the DNC was a show of strong women in politics, including Speaker of the House Pelosi who had the effective refrain: “Who’s standing in the way?” a direct jab at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Trump.