The Trump administration has discussed a range of strategies to counter Huawei’s growth and put more American muscle into the competition against the Chinese telecom giant, including by prodding large U.S. technology companies to acquire Ericsson or Nokia.
Margaret Sullivan: The Trump administration is muzzling government scientists. It’s essential to let them speak candidly to the press again.
On a day defined by the launch of a new Democratic investigation into possible abuses of power by President Trump, The New Yorker magazine presented yet another line of potential inquiry, reporting that Trump pressured John Kelly and Gary Cohn to make sure that the Justice Department sued to block the AT&T-Time Warner deal. Now multiple Democratic lawmakers are vowing to, in the words of Sen. Chris Van Hollen, “get to the bottom of it.”
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Monday launched a massive investigation into the Trump Administration, including of potential abuses of power that Nadler’s office says include attacks on the press, as well as the judiciary and law enforcement agencies.