Biden says U.S. has ‘commitment’ to defend Taiwan from Chinese attack


President Joe Biden on Thursday didn’t hesitate when asked whether the U.S. would come to Taiwan’s defense if China attacked.

“Yes, we have a commitment to do that,” Biden said during a CNN town hall in Baltimore.

But the White House later clarified the president’s comments, telling POLITICO that there had been no change in policy.

“The U.S. defense relationship with Taiwan is guided by the Taiwan Relations Act,” a White House spokesperson said. “We will uphold our commitment under the Act, we will continue to support Taiwan’s self-defense, and we will continue to oppose any unilateral changes to the status quo.”

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