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Pelosi Says Xi Reacted to Her Taiwan Visit ‘Like a Scared Bully’

Nancy Pelosi, center, leaves the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's house of parliament, in Taipei, on Aug. 3. 

Nancy Pelosi, center, leaves the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's house of parliament, in Taipei, on Aug. 3. 

Photographer: Annabelle Chih/Getty Images

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said members of Congress won’t be intimidated by China’s reaction to her visit to Taiwan and that Chinese President Xi Jinping was acting “like a scared bully.”

Just because Xi “has his own insecurities, doesn’t mean that I am going to have him do my schedule for members of Congress,” Pelosi said Tuesday on NBC’s “Today” show.