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Congressman Gonzalez and House China Task Force unveil report, policy recommendations to push back on China

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez joined his fellow co-chairs of the House China Task Force today to unveil their report detailing the malign actions of the People’s Republic of China and putting forth policy recommendations and legislative strategies to combat the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party. “I firmly believe that the Chinese Communist Party is one of the largest threats facing o... Read more »

Gonzalez bipartisan election security bill passes U.S. House of Representatives

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A bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) alongside Reps. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) to further secure voting systems across the country passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. H.R. 4990, the Election Technology Research Act of 2019, authorizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the N... Read more »

Gonzalez amendments to curb Chinese Communist Party influence included in House-passed NDAA

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Three amendments introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) to push back on the growing global influence of the Chinese Communist Party were included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 passed in the U.S. House of Representatives today. “The Chinese Communist Party represents one of the greatest existential threats facing our nation today. Beyond their human righ... Read more »

Gonzalez amendment to curb trafficking included in House National Defense Authorization Act

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Legislation originally introduced by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez and U.S. Congressman Ben McAdams as H.R. 7592, the Stopping Trafficking, Illicit Flows, Laundering and Exploitation (STIFLE) Act was included in the U.S. House of Representatives National Defense Authorization Act of 2020 (NDAA) today. The full passage of the House NDAA is expected tomorrow. The Gonzalez amendment works to comb... Read more »

Reps. Anthony Gonzalez and Donna Shalala introduce bipartisan bill to limit Chinese government influence in higher education

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Today, Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Congresswoman Donna Shalala (D-FL) introduced the Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States Act (CONFUCIUS Act), bipartisan legislation to address concerns about the Chinese government’s influence on college campuses. Specifically, the bill would seek to limit the influence of Confucius Institutes – cultural and l... Read more »

Let Taiwan join the International Monetary Fund

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Few countries will come out of the COVID-19 crisis looking better than Taiwan. While China was busy punishing Dr. Li Wenliang in January for sounding the alarm on the novel coronavirus, Taiwan was already seeking to warn the international community about the disease. It has since limited its COVID-19 death toll to only seven people in a population of more than 23 million. This stellar job managing... Read more »

Congressman Gonzalez named to China Task Force

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-Rocky River) was named to the House Republican China Task Force to develop policies, ideas, and legislative strategies to combat the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party. Congressman Gonzalez has been a leading voice pushing back on China, introducing several pieces of legislation to protect American research and curb their abuse of international systems... Read more »

Gonzalez legislation to combat academic espionage signed into law

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R-OH) legislation to combat academic espionage at institutions of higher education is set to be signed into law Friday as part of the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Congressman Gonzalez first introduced the Securing American Science and Technology Act (SASTA) alongside Rep. Mikie Sherril (D-NJ) and Science, Space and Techn... Read more »

Gonzalez bill to combat “deepfake” technology passes U.S. House of Representatives

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R-OH) bill to combat manipulated media content known as “deepfakes” passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday with unanimous support. The bill, H.R. 4355, the Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act) supports critical research to accelerate the development of technology to identify deepfakes that could erode public discord... Read more »

House of Representatives passes Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’ bill to fight 'deepfakes’

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Monday by Rocky River Republican Rep. Anthony Gonzalez that would help the government fight realistic-looking fraudulent videos and photographs called “deepfakes” that could be used for scams, to sow public discord and endanger national security. ... “The ability to identify and label deep fake content is critical to preventing foreign actors... Read more »

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