The US Is Trolling the Chinese Embassy in DC

Rep Frank Wolf sponsored the measure to rename the street right outside the Chines Embassy after Liu Xiaobo.
1:42 | 07/10/14

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While secretary of state John Kerry spent this week with Chinese officials in Beijing thank you for again a generous welcome here. Back in the US some lawmakers are trying to -- the Chinese. Right outside their front door in Washington. I want to renaming the street outside the Chinese embassy after dissident -- -- battle a Nobel Peace Prize winner who's been imprisoned since 2010. And who hasn't been seen on TV since 2008. We during this interview with ABC Steven Curley and -- in 190 it's a difficult path I've chosen he said. But I feel I have a moral duty Virginia congressman Frank Wolf -- sponsored the measure pleaded with his colleagues to support it. Saying it would have gone over well with some past human rights procedures. I wouldn't doubt cement boat if you're here today republic John Paul -- if you order today. I asked you to have met these that this will fend for those who -- behind president -- -- -- but some members of congress -- less enthusiastic. I'm concerned about the repercussions against our government if we name this street from poking a finger in the federal government owns. The street and congress is asking Kerry to change the name but for now the State Department -- -- touching this one this gentleman has played an important role. An Indian -- dialogue. And I think we'll probably see that and -- is investing with the embassy either after all the Chinese are pretty good at saying get off my line. Just check out -- great -- Allen Langford ABC news Washington.

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