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Rep. Conaway says supply-chain bill not in conflict with Trump tweets on ZTE

May 15, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) is disputing the idea that his proposal to remove Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corp. from the federal supply chain is in conflict with tweets from President Trump over the weekend indicating a push to get the company “back into business,” amid bipartisan outrage from fellow members of Congress.

“It appears the President is trying to address an issue involving ZTE’s previous illegal actions with respect to selling U.S. technology to Iran,” Conaway spokeswoman Emily Hytha told...

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