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Biography for Jimm Phillips

Jimm Phillips, Associate Editor, covers telecommunications policymaking in Congress for Communications Daily. He joined Warren Communications News in 2012 after stints at the Washington Post and the American Independent News Network. Phillips is a Maryland native who graduated from American University. You can follow him on Twitter: @jimmphillipsdc.

Recent Articles by Jimm Phillips

Senate Panel Eyes 'Team Telecom' Bill; NTIA Backs FCC Huawei/ZTE Ban

The Senate Homeland Security Investigations Subcommittee said Tuesday it believes further action from Congress is needed to define the role of the “Team Telecom” federal agencies to strengthen their ability to assist the FCC in reviewing foreign takeovers of…Subscribe to Read >>

Cotton, Others Urge UK to Rethink Huawei Policy

China may be “attempting to drive a high-tech wedge” between the U.S. and U.K. via concerns about the national security implications of allowing equipment from Huawei on telecom infrastructure, Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., told the U.K. House of Commons&rsquo…Subscribe to Read >>

Commerce Secretary Downplays Administration Disagreements on Huawei

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross downplayed any disagreement within the Trump administration on how much it wants to restrict Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei via U.S. trade rules. His Thursday exchange with Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., came during…Subscribe to Read >>

Senators Strike Deal on 'Rip and Replace' Telecom Funding; DOJ Indicts Huawei

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., told reporters Thursday he reached a deal to allow the chamber to pass the Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act (HR-4998) by unanimous consent (UC) after the upcoming Presidents Day recess…Subscribe to Read >>

Walden Urges Compromise on Telecom Equipment Legislation, After UK's Huawei Decision

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo played down concerns Thursday about potential strain in the U.S. intelligence sharing relationship with the U.K. after that country’s decision to allow equipment from Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei on “non-core” parts of its…Subscribe to Read >>