Senate defense legislation primes pump on U.S. industrial policies to counter China

By Justin Doubleday / June 24, 2020 at 3:41 PM
The Senate is advancing legislation to force Pentagon and White House leadership to consider sweeping industrial policy actions in the coming years to boost the resiliency of U.S. supply chains, as lawmakers remain concerned about an overreliance on China. The Senate Armed Services Committee's fiscal year 2021 defense policy bill , which the panel approved last week, would require the under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment to send the defense secretary a "series of recommendations regarding United States...

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