Tag: congressional taiwan caucus
This week, Rubio, who sits on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, wrote U.S. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo on the matter, calling on him to send U.S. Undersecretary of State for Economic Growth Keith Krach to Taiwan to handle negotiations. Rubio also cheered the recent announcement that Taiwan will end its restrictions on American beef and pork.
Scott wrote U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on the matter this week, stressing the alliance and economic ties between the two nations.
Yoho, who sits on the U.S. House Agriculture and Foreign Affairs Committees and leads Republicans on the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, has ranked as one of Taiwan’s greatest champions on Capitol Hill during his eight years in Congress. He weighed in on Friday on the latest development.
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., is one of the chairmen of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus. He and the other chairmen--U.S. Reps. Steve Chabot, Ohio, Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Albio Sires, D-NJ--released a joint statement on the matter on Friday.