US Needs to Pull Its ‘Supply Chain Out Of’ China Over COVID-19 Pandemic: Top House LawmakerEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Amid growing speculation that COVID-19 may have originated from a Chinese laboratory, one of the top House Republicans suggested that the United States should retaliate by removing America’s supply chain from the region. When asked about what actions President Joe Biden’s administration should take, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas)—the ranking GOP member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee—said the United States should simply pull out of China and the region. “My response to this whole thing is supply chain,” McCaul told CNN on Sunday. “We need to pull our supply chain out of the region, that being medical supply, rare earth mineral supply. And a bill that’s going through Congress right now, bipartisan, that I’m working on, the CHIPS for America Act, advanced semiconductor chips, which are the brains in everything from your iPhone to the F-35.” “If we can pull these chains out of China, it will hurt them economically,” he said. …Read More

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