Schumer Statement on Reports of a Deal to Save ZTE

May 22, 2018

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement regarding reports of a possible deal to save ZTE at the expense of American businesses and national security:

“If these reports are true, the fines and board changes will do nothing to protect American national or economic security and are simply a diversion from the fact we have lost. President Xi has played President Trump and Secretary Mnuchin.”

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