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Washington, DC – House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul has released the following statement after the committee passed the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act with no Republican support.

“A serious approach to the threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party must be coordinated with Republicans and Democrats. Unfortunately, House Democrats chose to pass a bill on party lines that was crafted solely by Democrats and included very little Republican input. The result is a weak bill that offers few new ideas, does little to actually hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for its malign actions, and prioritizes green energy policies over confronting the national security risk they pose.

“Our work does not stop here. More must be done to address the biggest geopolitical test of our generation. I urge the House to come together, as our Senate colleagues did, to work on meaningful action to treat the CCP as exactly what it is – the most significant national security threat to the United States.”