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-- president xi china. we talked about china as a place of deep-seated corruption. but when you think about our relationship with china -- sometimes a partner, often a competitor, and how you prioritize corruption and what would you have happened today? what would be useful in the u.s. china -- u.s.-china relationship? it was encouraged that the president bring these issues up in his meeting. we had a bipartisan effort to encourage this to be on the agenda. i don't want to disappoint you, but the president did not share his agenda with me. i don't know how transparent it will be, their conversations. disappointinglly things about secretary tillerson is that he is not sharing a lot of what he is doing with the american people and the global community, so we don't know what is happening. the megaphone is important here. so, it would be very helpful if the president did something visibly to show that human rights is on the agenda. tillerson ismr. going to be in russia. will you have meetings with the opposition? that's a very visible signee is open to the human rights agenda is share. we will
question and because the president today is meeting with xi from china, you know, china's a place where we think about it as a lot of deep-seeded corruption and also a president in his own way has been champion anti-corruption measures you can argue how effective they are and targeted but when you think about our relationship with china, which at times a partner, often a competitor, how do you prioritize corruption? what would you have happen today in terms of this issue? one, do you think it's on the agenda? two, what would be useful in the u.s./china relationship on these issues? >> there's a bipartisan group that encouraged the president to bring the issues up in the meeting with his counterpart in china. we had a bipartisan effort to try to encourage it to be on the agenda. i don't want to disappoint you but the president did not share his agenda with me. [ laughter ] so i don't know what they're going to talk about. i don't know how transparent it will be, their conversations. one of the really disappointing things about secretary tillerson is that he's not sharing a lot of w
chinese authorities after years of fighting. now the president of china is meeting with president trump whose interests are being , advanced? the united states' or personal business interests? that makes it very difficult to be able to stand up for good governance and anticorruption. or on transparency. the president not releasing his tax returns. transparency is one of the key elements of anti-corruption strategies. or advancing as one of the first bills in this congress, sidetracking the provisions that senator lugar and i worked on on transparencies from the extractive industries so poor countries to get the values of their minerals. -- putting that on hold. all that compromises -- and lastly, when you present your priorities for the budget, the priorities you see for our country and you say we could reduce our international development programs by 36%, and america needs to be there to help countries develop democratic institutions that can protect against corruption. all of that combined weakens the united states leadership. there's only one united states of america. there is
members. i want to ask you one more. because our president is meeting with the president of china, china is a place where we think of deep-seated corruption and president in someway has been champion antigovernment in a how effective they are, how they're targeted. when you think about our relationship with china at times a partner, often a competitor, how do you prioritize corruption? what would be useful in the us china relationship ? >> there's been a pipe part of the group that encourage the president to bring these issues up in the meeting. we had a bipartisan effort to encourage this to be on the agenda. i don't want to disappoint you but the president did not share his agenda with me. i don't know what they're going to talk about. i don't how transparent their conversations will be. one of the disappointing thing about secretary tillerson is that he's not sharing a lot of what he's doing with the american people in the global community. we don't know what is happening. the megaphone is important here so it would be helpful if the president did something visibly to show that
china. china is a place where we think about a lot of deep collection but a president that's been champion and anti-government measures and you can argue of how effective they are and how they are targeted. at times of partner and competitor, how do you prioritize corruptions and what would you have in terms of on this issue and one is of the agenda and what is useful of the u.s./china relationship on this issue? >> we had a bipartisan effort for this to be on the agenda. i don't want to disappoint you. the president did not share his agenda with me. [ laughter ] so i don't know if they're going to talk about -- i don't know how transparent it will be of their conversations. one other disappointing things about secretary tillerson is that he's not sharing a lot of what he's doing with the american people and the global communities. we don't know what is happening. the megaphone is important here. it will be helpful if the president did something visibly that human rights is on the agenda. we know there tillerson is going to be in russia. will he have meetings with the opposition.
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)