Pelosi says US will not abandon Taiwan as China protests

A security officer stands guard outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan late Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit the self-ruled island claimed by China, which quickly announced that it would conduct military maneuvers in retaliation for her presence. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Pelosi says US will not abandon Taiwan as China protests