Biden says US would respond ‘militarily’ if China attacked Taiwan, but White House insists there’s no policy change

Biden says US would respond ‘militarily’ if China attacked Taiwan, but White House insists there’s no policy change

Published May 23, 2022
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By Kevin Liptak, Donald Judd and Nectar Gan, CNN

Updated 3:18 PM ET, Mon May 23, 2022

Tokyo (CNN)President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States would intervene militarily if China attempts to take Taiwan by force, a warning that appeared to deviate from the deliberate ambiguity traditionally held by Washington.

CNN’s Kaitlan Collins contributed to this report.