US Congress

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U.S. Senator Presses Biden Administration on Funding for Chinese-Linked Lithium Company

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) is pressing the Biden Administration on a possible Energy Department loan to support a U.S. lithium mine investment by a company with ties to Chinese lithium company Ganfeng.

U.S. Senators Urge Review of YMTC National Security Risk

A bipartisan letter from four U.S. Senators calls on the U.S. Director of National Intelligence to do "a public analysis and review of [Yangtze Memory Technologies Co.] YMTC and the risks it presents to U.S. national security."

Apple To Use Some YMTC Chips, U.S. Lawmakers Issue Warnings

Recent news reports indicate that Apple will be using some chips from Chinese company Yangtze Memory Technologies Corporation (YMTC) for its new iPhone, leading to criticism from U.S. lawmakers.

Republican Senator Presses SEC On China Audit Agreement

A Republican Senator is pressing the Biden administration in relation to a cooperation agreement on financial audits signed by Chinese and American regulators. Political pressure of this sort could make it more difficult to have a functioning regulatory cooperation agreement.

Republican Congressman Presses Commerce Department on Huawei Cell Towers

Republican Congressman Mike Flood of Nebraska sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo expressing concern about "the reported use of Huawei hardware in U.S. cell towers" in Nebraska, and particularly that cell towers "within a certain range of military installations such as missile silos and bases, have been

Republican Lawmakers Raise Concerns About Imports of Red Dates from Xinjiang

A group of Republican members of Congress is asking U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Treasury for answers about how red dates from Xinjiang are being sold in the U.S. market despite concerns about labor rights abuses in Xinjiang.

Republicans Want Investigation of Chinese Solar Panels in U.S. Virgin Islands Power Grid

A group of Republican members of Congress have raised concerns that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) "is potentially using taxpayer dollars to purchase solar panels and components from China ... to rebuild the U.S. Virgin Islands’ (USVI) energy grid."
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