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The 2022 United States Senate elections can best be thought of as the classic battle between the irresistible force and the immovable object. The irresistible force is the playing field. President Joe Biden’s job...
Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, R-NC, and other Republicans in the U.S. Senate in urging U.S. Education Sec. Miguel Cardona to extend the department’s 30-day public comment...
The bill “will that will improve the resiliency of communications networks during emergencies.”
The senators urged Biden to include at least $1.5 billion each for two funds established by Congress to encourage the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) equipment, which would allow additional vendors to enter the 5G market and compete with manufacturers like Huawei, which is heavily subsidized by the Chinese government.
Rubio announced on Tuesday that the Senate Republican Conference approved him to be the vice chairman of the committee where he will serve U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., the new chairman.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, introduced the proposal with Rubio and eight other senators as cosponsors.
Rubio has pushed for the adoption of open and adaptable solutions in the United States as an alternative to Chinese equipment providers Huawei and ZTE, malign state-directed telecommunications companies that pose a clear and growing threat to the economic and national security of the U.S. and our allies.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced on Monday that he had tapped Rubio to lead the committee for the time being.
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