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A Chinese spy balloon crashed into the Pacific near Hawaii four months ago, according to a new report.
Fox News reported that at least one Chinese spy balloon flew over parts of Texas and Florida during the Trump administration, despite Trump’s denial of its occurrence.
The US military shot down a Chinese balloon off the coast of South Carolina last Saturday, after it drifted across the continental US for seven days.
The Biden administration claimed that Chinese surveillance balloons briefly passed over the US at least three times during the Trump administration but were not shot down to avoid civilian casualties and collateral damage, following advice from the Pentagon and top military leaders.
However, Trump and his national security officials denied this and called it disinformation by the Biden administration.
“This never happened. It would have never happened,” Trump told Fox Digital, adding that China respected the US greatly under his leadership.
He stated that if it had happened, it would have been shot down immediately.
[Editor’s note: This story originally was published by Breaking 911]
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