Obama Cybersecurity Official: It’s ‘a Problem’ That Former Colleague Now Lobbies for Huawei

Former Department of Homeland Security official Nate Snyder on Monday criticized a former Obama administration official who now lobbies for Chinese telecommunications company Huawei.

Huawei this year hired lobbyist Samir Jain of Jones Day, a former senior director for cybersecurity on the National Security Council.

“That’s a problem,” Snyder, who is a senior advisor at Cambridge Global Advisors, told Hill.TV. “From a national security perspective, things get less partisan — we just look at the problem and it’s a problem. We’ve got a big problem here.”

Read more at The Hill

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