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April 12, 2024

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GOP lawmakers emphasize need for oversight in implementing White House initiatives to secure U.S. ports from China threats

By Sara Friedman / February 22, 2024

Republican leaders from two key House committees say the actions announced this week by the Biden administration to secure U.S. ports are a “meaningful step,” while calling for additional oversight to address cyber maritime threats from the Chinese Communist Party.

President Biden signed an executive order on Wednesday giving the Coast Guard new authorities to respond to malicious actors impacting the U.S. maritime transportation system.

Other actions include a Coast Guard notice of proposed rulemaking to establish minimum...

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