In May of 2018, Senator Marco Rubio addressed Congress on the dangers of Chinese-based telecommunication companies.
“We do not want to live in a world where China dominates industry — not because they out-innovated us or worked harder, but because they stole it from us. And by the way, the Chinese have figured all of this out. They have figured out exactly how to get things done in American politics. They don't lobby the government, they lobby the business sector.”