Wicker Statement on Huawei Indictments

January 8, 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., chairman of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today issued the following statement on the U.S. Department of Justice indictments of Huawei officials in the U.S. and China:

 “Today’s FBI indictments of Huawei officials confirm the risk of China’s involvement in transformational, next generation technology,” said Wicker. “The Commerce Committee is taking a hard look at the company’s activities and impact on developing technologies, such as 5G and autonomous vehicles, as well as network security and consumer data protection.”