Situational awareness: Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has drawn President Trump's ire by saying he repeatedly had to talk his former boss out of breaking the law.
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The freshest battleground in the U.S.-China trade war is currently playing out in Canada, where the CFO of Huawei faces extradition for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Why it matters: This is both deeply personal (CFO Wanzhou Meng is the daughter of Huawei's founder) and precarious, given the accusations. The U.S. nearly gave ZTE a death sentence for similar allegations earlier this year, before President Trump backed off.
The allegations, per the NYT:
Between the lines, via Axios China's Bill Bishop:
Bottom line: This could be a real test case for whether the U.S. will have teeth in its challenge of Chinese tech aspirations.
James Comey arrives at the Rayburn House Office Building before testifying to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees today.
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