U.S. lawmakers pledge support for Taiwan, its new president after China’s military drills

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Open this photo in gallery: Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te, right, speaks with U.S. Representative Michael McCaul during a meeting at the Presidential Office, in Taipei, on May 27.Supplied/Getty Images A U.S. congressional delegation met Taiwan’s new leader on Monday in a show of support days after China held drills around the self-governing island in response to his inauguration. Rep. Andy Barr, the co-chair of the Taiwan caucus in the U.S. Congress, said the United States is fully committed to supporting Taiwan militarily, diplomatically and economically. “There should be no doubt, there should be no skepticism in the United States, Taiwan...