House Passes Controversial COMPETES Act

1 year ago
The House passed the controversial COMPETES Act in a mostly party-line 222–210 vote on Friday morning. The bill, nominally intended to increase U.S. competitiveness with China but loaded with other, less relevant provisions, was unanimously opposed by all Republicans with the support of Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.), a House moderate who has struck out a position against her party often. Only Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who was officially censured by the RNC on Thursday for his role on ...
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