White House Weighs Invoking Defense Law to Get Chip Data

Sep.23 — The U.S. government is considering invoking a Cold War-era national security law to force companies in the semiconductor supply chain to provide information on inventory and sales of chips. The Biden administration wants to alleviate bottlenecks that have idled U.S. car production and caused shortages of consumer electronics. Justin Sink reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”