Taiwan's next VP visits Washington and attends Trump event
William Lai is island's highest-ranking official in US capital since 1979
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington on Feb. 6.
TAIPEI -- In another sign of ever-closer ties between the U.S. and Taiwan, the island's vice president-elect took part in a gathering in Washington attended by President Donald Trump.
William Lai became Taiwan's highest-ranking official to visit the U.S. capital in four decades, capping his trip by joining the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday.
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