In a Wall Street Journal article, a senior Huawei official acknowledged the company has a significant capability.
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When I first read the court order in the San Bernardino case, I thought it was reasonable, as it is both technically plausible and doesn't substantially impact user security for most people. Even if Apple's code escapes it only compromises security for those who have a weak passcode on an older phone which is then captured by an adversary.
No one could miss the Washington Post story on the options the Obama administration is considering regarding cryptography. They are, in varying degrees, in favor of keeping the status quo ante.