According to the statement made by the White House, Biden answered the questions of the press members in Washington. Upon a question about the presidential elections in Taiwan, Biden said, "(We do not support Taiwan's independence."

The Washington administration had warned that any country's interference in the elections in Taiwan was unacceptable.

On the other hand, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a statement, congratulated Lai Ching-te on his victory and conveyed his congratulations to the people of Taiwan for "demonstrating the strength of their robust democratic system and electoral process".

The presidential elections in Taiwan, which is in a sovereignty dispute with China, resulted in the victory of the incumbent Vice President Lai, the candidate of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).