spy balloon shot down

February 4, 2023
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They successfully took it down and I want to compliment our aviators who did it.

Pres. Biden after the Chinese “spy balloon” was shot down by the United States.

Why It Matters: The President said he gave orders to shoot down the surveillance balloon Wednesday "as soon as possible" but the Pentagon waited until the balloon was out over water.

The military is going to collect the "remains" of the balloon.

US downs Chinese balloon, a flashpoint in US-China tensions

by Jenna Lee,