Congress wilts, sides with Xi


Former Staff
Jan 2015
Left coast
Why not just put up microphones with a direct feed to the Chinese military at military installations?

Did Xi say he'd start selling off US bonds?

Congress drops plan to block Trump's ZTE deal

Congress will not push to reinstate a Trump administration ban against Chinese phone maker ZTE, which President Xi Jinping successfully lobbied President Trump to lift, reports Bloomberg, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Why it matters: Lawmakers' initial effort to block Trump's ZTE deal was the last obstacle the Chinese company — a repeat violator of U.S. sanctions and considered a national security threat by the Pentagon — faced before returning to business as usual.