At the end of last, President Joe Biden signed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio’s, R-Fla., “Secure Equipment Act” into law. Rubio got the bill through the U.S. Senate without opposition at the end of last month. At...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., got his “Secure Equipment Act” through the U.S. Senate without opposition and the bill now heads to President Joe Biden’s desk. At the end of May, Rubio brought...
Dear Secretary Raimondo: We write to express concern regarding the national security threat posed by Honor Device Co. (“Honor”), a smartphone producer and Huawei offshoot owned by a Chinese state-led consortium. By neglecting to add...
The bill would have the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “clarify that it will no longer review, or approve, applications from companies on the Commission’s ‘Covered List’” and “prevent further integration and sales of Huawei, ZTE, Hytera, Hikvision, and Dahua – all Chinese state-backed or directed firms – in the U.S. regardless of whether federal funds are involved.”
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Entity List Verification Act," which he insisted, will “protect America’s national security by requiring the Secretary of Commerce to provide certification to Congress before an entity on the Department of Commerce’s Entity List is removed.”
To address these concerns, Rubio and Grassley request a review of HHS actions related to BGI throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a status update on the existing investigation, and recommendations to improve HHS national security practices.
Marco Rubio Has Questions for Commerce Department About Huawei Business Dealings With U.S. Companies
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to U.S. Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross requesting information concerning Huawei’s orders of semiconductors from American companies.
In January, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that Huawei will be allowed to supply up to 35 percent of the United Kingdom’s 5G communications infrastructure, despite the significant security concerns related to Huawei.
Noting that the federal government “has determined” Huawei “to be a national security threat and continues to be a bad actor across the globe,” Scott pointed out American “exports to Huawei have been banned, but some U.S. companies are finding ways around the blacklisting, including supplying Huawei through subsidiaries or partners in foreign countries.” His bill would close that loophole.
This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, to urge members of the United Kingdom’s National Security Council (NSC) to reject Huawei, a Chinese state-directed telecommunications company, in its 5G infrastructure. All three senators are members of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
This week, Florida’s two Republicans in the U.S. Senate--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--continued to back the Trump administration’s actions against tech companies closely tied to the Chinese regime. Rubio applauded the Trump administration for sanctioning...
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. took to the Senate floor to outline the threat posed by the Chinese government and Communist Party. He also talked about the future of the U.S.-China relationship.
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