Members of Congress serve US troops Thanksgiving lunch in South Korea, head to Taiwan
A bipartisan group of members of Congress served U.S. troops stationed in South Korea Thanksgivinglunch.
The lawmakers have been in South Korea Thursday to help service members and their households stationed in the nation, bringing them Thanksgiving lunch and spending time with them. The identical group of bipartisan lawmakers continued their journey, touchdown in Taiwan Thursday night regardless of warnings from China.
The bipartisan delegation included veteran members of Congress who additionally threw the soccer round with the service members and their households.
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“Happy Thanksgiving from South Korea – Enjoyed serving our troops today!!” Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., tweeted Thursday. “Many of our soldiers haven’t been able to visit home or have their families visit them since the start of COVID. Incredibly important to give our men and women in uniform a heartfelt thanks.”
“Happy Thanksgiving! This year, Chairman [Mark Takano], [Rep. Colin Allred], [Mace], [Rep. Sara Jacobs], and [Rep. Elissa Slotkin] served Thanksgiving lunch — and threw the football around — to our servicemembers and their families stationed in South Korea,” the House Veterans Affairs Committee Democrats’ Twitter account wrote Thursday.
Mace is the primary girl to ever graduate from the Corps of Cadets, whereas Takano is the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee.
The lawmakers headed to Taiwan after concluding their cease in South Korea, touchdown in the nation regardless of warnings from China.
Rep. Slotkin, D-N.Y., tweeted, “After celebrating Thanksgiving with U.S. troops in Korea, I just touched down in Taiwan. After stops in Japan and Korea, it’ll be good to connect with leaders here to discuss a whole host of economic and national security issues.”
“When news of our trip broke yesterday, my office received a blunt message from the Chinese Embassy, telling me to call off the trip. But just as with other stops, we’re here to learn about the region and reaffirm the U.S. commitment to our hosts, the Taiwanese. I’m looking forward to an informative trip.”
President Biden additionally thanked the troops in his presidential Thanksgiving proclamation and traveled with First Lady Jill Biden to Coast Guard Station Brant Point in Nantucket, Massachusetts, to go to service members stationed there.
The Biden household is staying on the Nantucket residence of billionaire David Rubenstein, a Carlyle Group co-founder, to have a good time the vacation.
Reporters current on the occasion shouted a number of questions on the president upon his departure, however Biden solely answered a query about what he’s grateful for this vacation.
“What am I thankful for?” the president responded. “I’m thankful for these guys. I mean it, from the bottom of my heart.”
“Wherever they are, people wonder what America is and they see them,” Biden continued. “They don’t see what’s here, they see them.”
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