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Pelosi Joins Trump in Warning Europe of Huawei’s 5G Threat (1)

Feb. 14, 2020, 5:07 PM

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed President Donald Trump’s assessment of the threat posed by countries using Huawei Technologies Co. equipment to build 5G networks, a rare moment of bipartisan agreement after the bitter fight over impeachment.

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Pelosi warned European allies that it would be dangerous to allow a company with connections to the Chinese government to build global information networks, echoing some of the points the administration has been trying to drive home with American partners.

Nancy Pelosi at the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 14.
Photographer: Michaela Handrek-Rehle/Bloomberg

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