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Dem Support for Chinese Forced Labor Sanctions Imperils Biden’s Solar Energy Agenda

Posted on AllSides June 11th, 2021
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Congressional Democrats' growing appetite for sanctions targeting Chinese companies engaged in the use of forced labor could cripple President Joe Biden's alternative energy aspirations.

Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to pass a $250 billion China competition bill sponsored by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Sen. Todd Young (R., Ind.). The legislation provides the Biden administration with "a broad range of tough authorities" to impose sanctions on Chinese entities "engaging in … the use of forced labor and other human rights abuses." It also calls on the federal government to avoid reaching...

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