Blackburn’s views on China echo senator’s from the past

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 13, 2021 5:10 PM CT | Published: July 13, 2021 3:32 PM CT
<strong>U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Feb. 26, in Orlando, Fla. Blackburn, a regular at the conservative gatherings,&nbsp; gave a 15-minute speech at last weekend&rsquo;s conference in Dallas.</strong> (John Raoux/Associated Press file)

U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Feb. 26, in Orlando, Fla. Blackburn, a regular at the conservative gatherings, gave a 15-minute speech at last weekend’s conference in Dallas. (John Raoux/Associated Press file)

Blackburn’s recent speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas was all-China, echoing some of the concerns made by then-Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson during his tenure. 

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Marsha Blackburn CPAC U.S.-China relations Bill Hagerty Steve Cohen Fred Thompson

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