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Trump administration seeks to delay ban on contracting with companies using Chinese telecom

June 07, 2019 |
Justin Doubleday
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The Trump administration is asking Congress to pass new legislation delaying implementation of a ban on the government sending federal dollars to companies and organizations that use certain Chinese telecommunications equipment and services -- a ban initially imposed because of cybersecurity concerns.

In a June 4 letter sent to Vice President Pence in his role as president of the Senate, acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russell Vought attaches a legislative proposal to adjust implementation deadlines set forth in...


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