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APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security.
Sen. Charles Schumer said in a statement to The Associated Press on Sunday he's asked the Commerce Department to conduct a "top-to-bottom review" after CRRC won a design contest for new subway cars in New York City.
The company hasn't won a contract in New York, although it has been awarded contracts for new rail cars in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.
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