Executive Order on Establishing the Committee for the Assessment of Foreign Participation in the United States Telecommunications Services Sector

Editor’s note: President Trump has formalized the national security review of foreign companies seeking to participate in the US telecom sector. This was an informal Team Telecom committee before. The purpose is to block foreign owned telecom industry firms from doing business here, especially from China or Russia, for national security reasons. By the authority…

Rep. Omar Leads Letter to CEOs, including Apple, Amazon, and Google, Condemning the Use of Forced Uyghur Labor in China

Editor’s note: There is bipartisan concern with imports of goods using forced labor, especially from China. US law bans such goods from being imported, but stateless multinationals ignore the law and Customs enforcement has not been strong.  WASHINGTON— Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) led Members of Congress on a series of letters to the CEOs of American companies today,…

Help for your COVID health bills

Editor’s note: We are reposting this press release by Rep. Kevin Brady because CPA members, and their families, with COVID related health bills may be able to benefit from the program described below.  UPDATE: The Trump Administration announced Friday they will be using a portion of funding from the bipartisan CARES Act to reimburse hospitals…

Trump Rebuffs Demands to Lift Tariffs as Economy Falters

Excerpt: “We appreciate President Trump’s statement yesterday that he is NOT planning on deferring the collection tariffs,” the Coalition for a Prosperous America, which has supported the tariffs, said in a statement Wednesday. “This is not a recession caused by lack of cheap goods,” they said. “Incentivizing imports would kill many U.S. jobs that remain.” The calls by…