US bill targeting China-made batteries shows lawmakers’ growing alarm and differences


Growing concern among US lawmakers about how China might be spying on America – and their differences over how to address it – came into sharp focus in Washington on Wednesday.

Amid fiery rhetoric including an accusation of “pro-China” stalling tactics, a Republican-sponsored bill aimed at barring the US Department of Homeland Security from sourcing Chinese-made batteries eventually passed a US House committee.

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