Transcript for President Obama Arrives in China
We mcginnis and our President Obama and his efforts to strengthen economic ties with Asia. The president is in China for a high level some. I BC's Mary Bruce is traveling with the president and she joins us this morning from Beijing Mary. Good morning to hi good morning TJ RI should say good afternoon from here in Beijing President Obama touched down here last night kicking off a dizzying week of summit meetings here in Asia. Now the president of course coming off those losing mid term losses is trying to shift his focus to foreign policy. You know it it's just been three years since the Obama administration announced it would inhibit its focus to Asia but then of course and got distracted by a host of international. And domestic crises now with just. Two years left in office. This week in many ways presents the best final chance for the president to cement his foreign policy legacy. Here in Asia. Now in Beijing President Obama will meet with president -- of China and the two worlds largest economies colliding when they sit down here next the president goes to Burma for his second. That fledgling democracy is president and the trip of course wraps up down under in Brisbane Australia where President Obama will likely come. Face to face of Russian President Putin at the G-20 summit. So an all the president will attend at the re international summit in just eight days traveling to three countries. And sixteen different time zones. Buckle up. It's going to be quite a trip.
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