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House unanimously passes bill calling for stronger trade ties with Taiwan

March 5, 2020 at 4:35 PM
The House on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation calling for increased trade with Taiwan, though with softer language than its Senate companion. The Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act passed 415-0. The Senate unanimously passed a version of the legislation last October . Many lawmakers have pushed for a trade deal with Taipei; more than 150 House members wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer last December urging the administration to begin bilateral trade talks. The Senate version...

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