President Xi Jinping

First Lady Michelle Obama and daughter Sasha Obama arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport on March 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. (credit: Alexander F. Yuan - Pool /Getty Images)

White House Refuses To Say How Much First Lady’s China Trip Will Cost Taxpayers

U.S. first Lady Michelle Obama arrived in China on Thursday for a weeklong visit that will avoid politics and focus on education and people-to-people contacts.


President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping take a walk at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on June 8, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Xi Walk Important Moment To ‘Deepen Their Personal Relationship’

It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland.


President Barack Obama speaks at Mooresville Middle School in Mooresville, N.C., on June 6, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks Fresh Start To Complex Relationship With Chinese President

Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are retreating to a sprawling desert estate for two days of talks on high-stakes issues, including cybersecurity and North Korea’s nuclear threats.


President Barack Obama speaks following a meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in the Oval Office of the White House on May 31, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Look For Signs China’s Leader Ready To Address Reported High-Tech Spying In Upcoming Meeting

President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China’s leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its reported high-tech spying, which the White House sees as a top threat to the U.S. economy and national security.



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