President Trump has apparently decided to limit Chinese investment in American tech companies through congressional reform to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), rather than pursue more aggressive restrictions through executive action under the International Emergency Economic Powers
David Stanton is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a student fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center. Before law school, he worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Guizhou, China. He holds a bachelor's degree in Economics and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
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The U.S.-China trade spat may have taken a backseat to President Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and kerfuffle with American allies surrounding the G-7 meeting, but Congress has begun to assert its own role in the tech trade conflict, which could return to the headlines if the Trump admin
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