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Marco Rubio, Jim McGovern, Ted Yoho: Expand Sanctions on China After Mass Internment of...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass, led a bipartisan and bicameral group of 48 lawmakers in a letter urging U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to respond strongly and decisively to the Chinese government and Communist Party’s ongoing mass internment and forced labor of ethnic Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).