Sen. Jim RischJames (Jim) Elroy RischOvernight Defense: Protests at Trump’s NYC Veterans Day speech | House Dems release Pentagon official’s deposition transcript | Lawmakers ask Trump to rescind Erdogan invite Trump encounters GOP resistance to investigating Hunter Biden Graham: Schiff comment on inquiry findings ‘full of crap’ MORE (R-Idaho) on Tuesday pointed to worries about Chinese theft of U.S. intellectual property (IP) as the major issue holding up a U.S.-China trade deal, while also highlighting concerns around U.S. and European use of technology from Chinese telecommunications group Huawei. “What’s holding up trade right now in my judgement is not so much the numbers and the tariffs that are put on, but China has got to develop a rule of law when it comes to handling intellectual property,” Risch, who serves as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said during an event at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). ADVERTISEMENTRisch noted that in order to move forward on a trade deal between the two countries, China must “embrace international norms” in regards to IP and not be a “rogue nation that just takes what it wants.” “If they went and tried to take the Mona Lisa out of France, people would be up in… Read full this story
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