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McCaul, in BIS review, calls for agency to drop ‘free trade mentality’

December 7, 2023 at 2:09 PM
The Bureau of Industry and Security must undertake extensive reforms to ensure China does not acquire sensitive U.S. technology, the House Foreign Affairs Chair Michael McCaul (R-TX) says in a new review, calling on the agency to overhaul its licensing process to break free from what it calls a “free trade mentality.” In October 2022, while serving as the panel’s ranking member, McCaul said he would order a review of BIS if Republicans took the House majority in the 2022...

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