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Pushing against China, U.S. lawmakers plan pro-Taiwan bill

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democratic and Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce legislation this week seeking to boost U.S. support for Taiwan, part of an effort in Congress to take a hard line in dealings with China. Representatives Ami Bera and Steve Chabot, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Asia subcommittee, will introduce the “Taiwan Peace and Stability Act,” a measure “to support the diplomatic, economic and physical space” of the self-governing island. “Hopefully we’re able to pass something in…

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