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QUOTED. 19 March 2020. Phil Roe.

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The US government will study ways to reduce American manufacturers’ dependence on a foreign supply chains for devices and drugs under a bill introduced on 12 March by Sens. Lamar Alexander and Dick Durbin. Here’s what Rep. Phil Roe, R-TN, said about related House legislation.

“While the US took significant steps in preparing to address COVID-19, unfortunately we are learning how reliant we are on China for the production of gowns, masks and components for manufacturing drugs.” – US Rep. Phil Roe, R-TN

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