Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday endorsed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) recent visit to Taiwan.
“I do think that Nancy Pelosi was right to go to Taiwan,” Haley told “Fox News Sunday” guest anchor Mike Emanuel.
“It’s a shame that [President] Biden tried to put a wrench in it by saying the military didn’t want her to go,” Haley added.
Haley’s criticism comes as she is rumored to be planning a 2024 presidential run, potentially setting up a challenge to Biden.
Pelosi visited the self-governing island last week, angering Beijing, which views Taiwan as a part of China.
In the lead up to the trip, Biden told reporters the military “thinks it’s not a good idea” for Pelosi to visit Taiwan amid already rising tensions over the island’s status. The situation has been further complicated as the Biden administration has urged China not…