U.S. lawmakers are waking up to the economic and national security threats posed by the dearth of domestic semiconductor research and manufacturing. On a call with reporters Thursday, Senators Mark Warner, a Democrat, and John Cornyn, a Republican, said Covid-19 had triggered a realization that a lack of domestic chip manufacturing was a hazard to the production of electronics as well as...
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