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A bipartisan group of members of Congress in both the House and the Senate introduced legislation earlier this week that would cut off Huawei and other Chinese 5G companies from U.S. banks.
Earlier this week, we wrote about a South Dakota ban on the use of TikTok by state employees, and efforts to push for similar actions in Wisconsin. Maryland, South Carolina, and Texas are now taking action on this issue as well.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took action last week to further crack down on the use of Chinese-tied telecoms equipment in American communications networks, issuing new rules that will cover the products of five well-known Chinese companies.
In response to questions at a U.S. Congressional hearing on Tuesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas emphasized the administration's efforts to coordinate with allies on keeping 5G networks secure.
An Ireland-based company called Seagate confirmed that it received a letter from the U.S. government about violating U.S. export controls related to sales to Chinese firms.
Five Republican Senators have sent a letter to President Biden "demanding he act quickly to prevent Huawei from building the Pengxinwei IC Manufacturing Company (PXW) semiconductor plant."