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Three Chinese Balloons Flew Over US During Trump Presidency

  • Trump wasn’t offered chance to shoot them down at the time
  • Intelligence officials will offer ex-Trump aides briefing
Bloomberg business news
WATCH: The US has launched a mission to salvage what it believes to be spy equipment from the Chinese balloon. Rebecca Choong Wilkins reports.Source: Bloomberg
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Chinese surveillance balloons flew over the continental United States at least three times during the Trump years, according to a senior administration official, but key details about the incursions weren’t widely known until after Joe Biden took office.

Former President Donald Trump and some senior officials who worked for him have denied knowing that Chinese airships entered US airspace on their watch.