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Trump signs order to protect telecommunication networks

Devdiscourse News Desk | Washington DC | Updated: 16-05-2019 02:44 IST | Created: 16-05-2019 02:18 IST
Trump signs order to protect telecommunication networks
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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co .

Reuters reported on Tuesday that Trump was expected to take action on the long-awaited proposal this week. The executive order invokes the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, which gives the president the authority to regulate commerce in response to a national emergency that threatens the United States. The order directs the Commerce Department, working with other government agencies, to draw up a plan for enforcement.


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