Huawei is a huge problem for the USA because it would be a huge problem to install spy chips on that equipment before it is delivered to clients. It would basically mean 5G networks would go dark for the NSA. Also tells a lot about the security of existing networks.
Stolen secrets or not, the case about the woman is very petty and reeks of accusations made in bad faith.
The last statement " And Washington has continued to pressure other countries to drop Huawei from their cellular networks over its claim the equipment could be used by Beijing for spying. "
is particularly hilarious when one knows what the NSA does to network equipment about to be delivered to international clients...