Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 10 Jun 2021
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.