House lawmakers propose bill to ban federal drone purchases from China

By Georgina DiNardo / November 1, 2023 at 2:29 PM
Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Joe Courtney (D-CT) introduced a bipartisan bill today that would ban the federal government from buying commercial drones made in countries, like China, that are listed as possible national security threats. Gallagher, the chairman of the House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party, and Courtney were aided by Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) and Rob Wittman (R-VA) in introducing the bill, called the American Security Drone Act of 2023 . “The Chinese Communist Party consistently...

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