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Christopher Cox, a Republican congressman from California, will head a select committee to probe allegations that China illegally obtained missile technology from a U.S. company that received favorable treatment from the administration.
Cox is a member of the House GOP leadership and vice chairman of the Government Reform and Oversight Committee. His eight-member panel will be composed of five Republicans and three Democrats.
Cox says much of the information associated with the case will be classified. "When you have a heavy dose of national security and intelligence, it's important to keep it a reasonably close and a cooperative group," he said.
See Rep. Cox's listing in our Congressional Guide.
Last updated May 21, 1998
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