Rick Scott lauds Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan trip

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott went on a conservative television network in defense of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, at least when it comes to a foreign trip she has planned to Taiwan.

“I’m glad that Speaker Pelosi’s going,” Scott said. “I hope that more elected officials go over there.”

Pelosi’s Taiwan trip, slated for August, defies the communist Chinese government in Beijing, which says such a trip would adversely impact relations between China and the United States.

Scott, who recently made the trip himself, lauded Pelosi’s travel plans.

“I actually just got back from Taiwan a couple of weeks ago. And I think it’s important

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