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At 5:10PM, Rubio Discusses Threat Chinese Telecommunications Firms Pose to U.S. National Security

May 15, 2018 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today at approximately 5:10 p.m. EDT, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), will speak on the Senate floor to discuss the threat posed by Chinese telecommunications firms like ZTE.
 
Last week, Rubio delivered remarks on the Senate floor and introduced legislation to protect American workers from China’s economic aggression. The bill would prohibit the federal government, or subsidiaries/contractors, from purchasing telecommunications equipment or services from Huawei and ZTE. Rubio also recently wrote an op-ed on his legislation, outlining how to counter these economic tools of aggression used by Beijing.
 
Rubio’s remarks on the Senate floor will be broadcast on C-SPAN 2 and the U.S. Senate’s official website.
 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Rubio discusses China’s telecommunications threats to U.S. national security.  
Approximately 5:10 p.m. EDT
U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C.