President-elect Donald Trump is in hot water after speaking on the phone with Taiwan's president, something that hasn't been done for decades in an effort to preserve U.S.-China relations. But, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) praised him.
Trump spoke on the phone with President Tsai Ing-wen Friday, which has not been done since 1979 when the U.S. agreed to normalize relations with China and embrace the "one China" policy. China views Taiwan as an illegitimate government.
Cotton, a hawk on foreign policy, sent out a statement commending Trump for the call.
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