The Los Angeles Times
Date: Jul 11, 2019
By: Ralph Jennings
He complained that the stop was "inconvenient, uncomfortable and indecent."
But U.S. officials were worried that a higher-profile location would have upset China because Chen had been particularly outspoken in defending Taiwanese sovereignty.
China, which considers self-ruled Taiwan to be part of its territory rather than an independent state with rights to diplomacy, has long bristled over attention-grabbing activities by Taiwanese leaders in the United States . [FULL STORY]