US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters
US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters
Taiwan

US Senator John Cornyn deletes erroneous Taiwan tweet blasted by Chinese media

  • The lawmaker was called a ‘dotard’ after incorrectly posting that the US has 30,000 troops stationed on the island ‘today’
  • Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin says if Cornyn’s tweet is true, China must ‘immediately launch a war to eliminate and expel US soldiers’

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US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters
US Senator John Cornyn talks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill on August 10. Photo: Reuters
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