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Countering China's growing influence, US Senate passes bipartisan bill

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 10 Jun 2021

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Countering China's growing influence, US Senate passes bipartisan bill

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Washignton: The US Senate on Tuesday passed legislation to counter  China's growing influence by investing more than $200 billion in American technology, science and research.

China is gaining influence by investing more than $200 billion in American technology, science and research, reports CNN.

Nineteen Senate Republicans joined Democrats voting for passing the legislation.

Passage is a victory for Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat who co-wrote and strongly backed the measure, and for President Joe Biden, who made reaching across the aisle a central promise of his governing strategy, although he has faced criticism for moving unilaterally on his largest agenda items to this point,CNN reported.