- According to a 2015 estimate, China steals some $360 billion annually from American companies through hacking
- Claudia Tenney: Trump must implement policies that deter cyberattacks and penalize Chinese companies for their theft
Claudia Tenney, a Republican, is the Congresswoman-elect for New York's 22nd Congressional District. She is an attorney and the co-owner of a manufacturing business in upstate New York. The views expressed in this commentary are her own.
(CNN)By selecting Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as US Ambassador to China, President-elect Donald Trump chose a man who Chinese President Xi Jinping considers a "friend." But as a friend, Branstad will be the messenger to deliver the hard truth that the days of America bowing and scraping at China's feet are over.