Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is bringing back an amendment that would force the administration to sell 66 Lockheed Martin F-16 C/D fighter jets to Taiwan. The Senate defeated the amendment in a 48-48 vote during debate on a China currency bill last month. While the amendment was opposed by a number of senators who, like Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), thought it would set a bad precedent for weapons sales, others simply voted no because they had concerns about the bill it was attached to. ...

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