"It is critical that CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States) exercise extreme caution when a foreign investment transaction includes the transfer of military proficiencies and sensitive technology to China," the lawmakers wrote.
"The facts are that the completion of this transaction would result in job preservation and growth for hundreds of US Aluminum manufacturing jobs," he said in an emailed response to the letter.
Zhongwang, backed by Chinese aluminum magnate Liu Zhongtian, announced the deal in August, in a bet by the billionaire that the nascent U.S.
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