Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, flanked from left by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Sen. Dan Sullivan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Sen. Maria Cantwell and Sen. Mazie Hirono pose for photographers before their meeting Friday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
China’s President Xi Jinping on Friday tried to assuage concerns from the two top Senate Foreign Relations Committee members over cyberthreats and actions in the South China Sea.
Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told CQ Roll Call that Xi, in a meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, responded to Corker’s concerns by saying “the kinds of things you expect to be said,” on “these types of trips.”
“So, we’ll see,” Corker said. Full story