Governor Gianforte Statement on Suspected Chinese Spy Balloon

Governor's Office
  • February 02 2023

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte issued the following statement in response to a suspected Chinese spy balloon that flew over parts of Montana yesterday:

“I received an informational briefing yesterday on the situation involving a suspected Chinese spy balloon flying over Montana. From the spy balloon to the Chinese Communist Party spying on Americans through TikTok to CCP-linked companies buying American farmland, I’m deeply troubled by the constant stream of alarming developments for our national security.”