Senior U.S. lawmakers are praising the Trump administration for greenlighting the proposed sale of new F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan after the White House informally notified Congress of the $8 billion deal. Sens. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, and John Cornyn (R-Texas) commended the announcement that the U.S. will sell 66 F-16 Block 70/72 aircraft to Taiwan. “As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act this year, our defense ...

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