01.11.20

Gardner Statement on Reelection of President of Taiwan

“I extend my warmest congratulations to Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s fourth democratically elected leader, on winning a second presidential term.”

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy, released the following statement on Tsai Ing-wen’s reelection as President of Taiwan.

“I extend my warmest congratulations to Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s fourth democratically elected leader, on winning a second presidential term. It was an honor to host President Tsai in Denver last year, and it’s been a privilege working closely with her to advance the friendship between our nations during my multiple visits to Taipei,” said Senator Gardner. “As China continues its aggressive campaign to delegitimize Taiwan, it’s critically important for the United States to reaffirm our support for Taiwan’s resilient and vibrant democracy, and to further grow the bonds of friendship between the people of Taiwan and the United States.“ 

Standing with the People of Taiwan:

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Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.