Conflict With China a ‘Last Resort’ but Possible With Public Support, McCaul Says

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said that, although military conflict between the United States and China is not something he desires, if Beijing were to attack Taiwan, that option would be “on the table” for Congress.
“Conflict is always a last resort,” McCaul noted from Taipei in a Friday interview with Fox News.
But, he added, “If communist China invaded Taiwan, it would certainly be on the table and something that would be discussed by Congress and with the American people.”
As chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, McCaul led a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to Taiwan on Thursday in a show of support for the island nation amid its escalating tensions with China….

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