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U.S. government defends constitutionality of banning Huawei products

By Rick Weber / September 12, 2019

The Justice Department is defending the authority of Congress to ban the government and its contractors from purchasing tech products by China-based companies including Huawei, in urging a federal court to dismiss the firm's lawsuit claiming the prohibition to be unconstitutional.

“Congress enacted Section 889 of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act ('NDAA') to protect U.S. telecommunications networks from the products of five companies required to comply with Chinese law and thus subject to the influence of a foreign government...

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