Chairman Salmon Comments on Successful Elections in Taiwan

Jan 16, 2016
Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after successful elections in Taiwan.

"I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the people of Taiwan for another successful, democratic election in their country. In particular, I congratulate Taiwan's new president, Tsai Ing-wen, and her Democratic Progressive Party for their victories.

"Our close relationship with Taiwan, a vibrant democracy and natural ally, is only further deepened by this free election of their next leader and the peaceful transition of power that marks developed nations around the world.  I look forward to working with President Tsai's administration in the years ahead."

Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. He is also a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
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