Biden’s Ambassador Nominee Changes Tune on ‘War of Words’ Between US, China

Biden’s Ambassador Nominee Changes Tune on ‘War of Words’ Between US, China

Nicholas Burns, President Joe Biden’s nominee for ambassador to China, appears to have changed his tune on the back-and-forth between the U.S. and Beijing on the novel coronavirus, telling the Senate Foreign Relations Committee the U.S. “needs to investigate” and that the Chinese “need to answer questions,” The Washington Examiner reports.  

Burns, a retired career diplomat and former U.S. ambassador to NATO, used his confirmation hearing to stress that China poses “the greatest threat to the security of our country and the democratic world” in the 21st century.

He also said the U.S. “cannot trust China on Taiwan” and that the most important thing the U.S. could do “is to deepen our security cooperation, to expand our arms provisions to Taiwan.

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