Is China More Transparent Than Obama Administration? Reporter Asks

May 10, 2011 | 8:58 AM EDT
Journalists covering the first day of a U.S.-China summit in Washington on Monday were given access to Chinese officials on several occasions, but for an American perspective, they had to rely on a conference call briefing by two administration officials speaking on background. Neither Secretary of State Hillary Clinton nor Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner took questions from reporters on the first day of the third U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue.