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Reuters reveals U.S. Senator Cotton delays vote on Biden’s pick for powerful China job at Commerce

Reuters broke the news that Republican Senator Tom Cotton is holding up a vote to confirm Alan Estevez as the U.S. Commerce Department’s undersecretary for industry and security until he gets answers to difficult questions about technology exports to China. In a letter seen by Reuters, Cotton asked Estevez to commit to strengthening U.S. restrictions on exporting semiconductor software and technology to China and to accelerating the roll-out of new rules to tighten export controls for advanced technologies. 

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