Senator Demands End to Foreign Components in US Passports

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) today demanded that the Government Printing Office halt overseas production of electronic chips used in American passports. Schumer's letter, to the GPO's director, Robert Tapella, follows a joint investigation by ABC News and the Center for Public Integrity which revealed a years-long failure by the agency to resolve persistent concerns about the security risks involved in the outsourcing. Sen. Schumer is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules...Full Story
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