Rep. Michael McCaul Says Conflict With China ‘Last Resort’

Bipartisan delegation of lawmakers recently visited Taiwan in show of support

  • Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said in an interview with Fox News that if China were to attack Taiwan, Congress would consider the military option, noting, “Conflict is always a last resort.”
  • McCaul made clear that military conflict between the United States and China is not something he desires.
  • McCaul, who led a bipartisan delegation of lawmakers to Taiwan as chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, added that such measures would be discussed with the American people.