Missouri lawmakers are pleased that the situation that put U.S.-Chinese relations to the test has been resolved peacefully. Congressman Ike Skelton, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, is pleased with the outcome and says he’s pleased the Bush Administration did not apologize for the incident that saw a U.S. military plane forced to land on a Chinese island. Senator Christopher Bond praises the Bush Administration’s handling of the situation, saying it has passed a major foreign policy test. Senator Jean Carnahan commends the Bush Administration for the manner in which the situation was handled. She says America has spoken with one voice in resolving this situation.