US lawmakers touch down in Taiwan, defying China


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A bipartisan congressional delegation is in Taiwan ​this week — the latest show of defiance to Beijing as tensions linger over the Chinese spy balloon that flew over much of the United States earlier this month. The group — composed of Democratic Reps. Ro Khanna of California, Jake Auchincloss of Massachusetts and Jonathan Jackson of Illinois as well as Republican Tony Gonzales of Texas — arrived Sunday for a five-day visit to the self-ruled island. The four are expected to meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, members of the legislature and a number of business executives, including Morris Chang, founder...