Rep. Carlos Giménez to Newsmax: China’s Threat Against McCarthy Taiwan Visit Insulting

China’s threat of retaliation if House Speaker Kevin McCarthy travels to Taiwan has Rep. Carlos Giménez, R-Fla., “frankly,” he told Newsmax on Tuesday, “a little insulted.”

Joining “The Record With Greta Van Susteren,” Giménez sounded off on statements by former Chinese officials, emphasizing Taiwan is an independent country and “an ally of the United States.”

“Who is the Chinese Communist Party to tell our speaker where they can go and where they can’t go?” Giménez said, adding the U.S. has “vowed to be with Taiwan” in the event of a Chinese invasion.

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