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Marco Rubio: Don’t let China’s spies near the NYC subway

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If you asked New Yorkers how they would feel about riding in subway cars made in China, I’m sure they would be as enthusiastic as they are about the New England Patriots. Most Americans are skeptical of Chinese companies owned or directed by the Beijing regime — and for good reason.

Chinese telecoms companies, like Huawei and ZTE, are state-directed instruments of national power used by the Communist Party to destroy international competitors, undermine US companies and steal intellectual property and trade secrets.

The Trump administration’s recent actions against Huawei to protect critical US systems and infrastructure highlight the serious nature of the threat. But China’s attempts to undermine US national and economic security aren’t limited to our nation’s telecommunications networks. The regime in Beijing has its sights set on another target that plays a critical role in the lives of millions of Americans living in urban centers like Washington, DC and the Big Apple: our mass transit networks.

In line with its “Made in China 2025” plan for global technological, industrial and export dominance, the Chinese government and Communist Party are actively working through the........

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