Reid leading Senate delegation on weeklong trip through China

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) arrived in Hong Kong on Monday for a weeklong trip through China that will touch on issues ranging from “clean” energy and currency to human rights and trade.

Reid is leading a 10-member delegation that includes Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.), Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Richard Shelby (R-Ala.).

{mosads}According to the Senate Democratic Communications Center, the group will “meet with government officials and do site visits of American investments and clean energy projects in Chengdu, Beijing and Xi’An.”

“During meetings with Chinese officials, the group will discuss issues including clean energy, trade issues, currency, foreign policy and human rights,” a press statement said.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) visited Iraq over the weekend to meet with senior U.S. military leaders and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
That delegation included Reps. Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Mike Conaway (R-Texas), Joe Heck (R-Nev.), Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) and Mac Thornberry (R-Texas).

The House and Senate are on a two-week recess.

Tags Barbara Boxer Boehner Chuck Schumer Dick Durbin Harry Reid Jeff Merkley John Boehner Johnny Isakson Michael Bennet Mike Enzi

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