China balloon’s voyage across Alaska, Montana and U.S. enrages members of U.S. Senate panel

Hearing coincided with bipartisan approval of U.S. House resolution in 419-0 vote to condemn Chinese Communist Party’s use of surveillance balloon

By: - February 9, 2023 1:47 pm
Senate Hearing Examines Chinese Surveillance Efforts Against The United States

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, questions members of a panel testifying before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on China’s high altitude balloon surveillance efforts against the United States Feb. 9, 2023, in Washington, D.C Members of both houses of Congress also received closed-door briefings on the recent incident. Also pictured are committee chairman Sen. Jon Tester (left), D-Montana, and Sen. Susan Collins (right), R-Maine. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.