Looks like Donald Trump will have to try a little harder to get ZTE back up and fully financially-worthy in the United States. According to the AP, Senate leaders in the U.S banded together on Monday to begin the process of reversing the proposal that Trump put forth. That proposal, perhaps, allowed ZTE to continue to buy products from the U.S despite violating numerous international sanctions.
Earlier this year, it was discovered that the Chinese technology giant apparently and allegedly sold/bought parts from North Korea and Iran — two countries that are still to this day on the sanctions list themselves. Now, Senate leaders both Republican and Democrat have brought together their power to ban ZTE once more.
The AP notes that the Senate managed to successfully add a provision essentially blocking ZTE ‘s financial efforts to the National Defense Authorization Act. The measure reportedly went through as of Tuesday, although, it remains unclear just how far it may get in the actual House.