WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Wall Street Journal published an article on Chinese-made cranes operating at American ports across the country, including at several used by the military, could give Beijing a possible spying tool hiding in plain sight. The Wall Street Journal exclusive, emphasized Congressman Gimenez’s leadership on the cargo crane issue. Congressman Gimenez is the former Mayor of Miami-Dade County and currently a member on the Select Committee on China.
Amongst the growing threat of China, Congressman Carlos Gimenez (FL-28) introduced legislation last year to begin the process of decoupling from these Communist China manufactured cranes which are being used in U.S. ports around the nation and to incentivize production of this technology domestically and in allied countries across the globe.
Originally published at https://gimenez.house.gov/press-releases?ID=9725E924-25E8-4084-B43C-484DC5C48CB0