US Congress

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Legislation on U.S. TikTok Ban Introduced, Committee Vote and TikTok Testimony to Congress Coming Soon

There have been a number of recent developments on actions by the U.S. federal government related to TikTok, including newly introduced legislation to ban it nationwide, a new House Committee scrutinizing TikTok, and upcoming testimony before a House committee by TikTok's CEO.

More U.S. States Ban TikTok for Government Employees; Senator Calls for Hearing

In the past week, more U.S. states have taken action to prohibit the use of TikTok and other Chinese-linked products and services on state electronic devices. And in Congress, there have been calls for hearings on TikTok.

U.S. House of Representatives Establishes Select Committee on Strategic Competition Between U.S. and Chinese Communist Party

One of the first actions by the new Republican House majority was to establish a Select Committee to study "strategic competition between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party." Most Democrats supported the Republican proposal, although some Democrats objected and others who supported it had concerns, on the basis

New House Ways & Means Chair Chosen; Long-Time Supporter of Trump Administration's Approach to China Trade

With the Republican party now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives, House Republican leaders have chosen Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) as Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, which is the main House Committee with jurisdiction over trade policy. The Chair of the Subcommittee on trade

Senators Target Chinese Chips in Defense Bill

In a bipartisan push, two U.S. Senators are seeking to expand restrictions on purchases of Chinese-made semiconductors as part of an annual defense bill.

Congressional Republicans Press TikTok on Data Sharing

Two Republican lawmakers sent a letter to TikTok last week, "renew[ing] their request for all information about TikTok’s organizational structure and data sharing practices and also notify the social media company to preserve all e-mail, electronic records, and communications."

More Calls from U.S. Senate for a China "Grand Strategy"

Two Republican Senators are pressing the Biden administration to ramp up its efforts to counter China's global influence, by calling on the administration to formulate a "grand strategy" for China.
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