'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
As part of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Obama administration on Thursday announced plans to boost tourism in America by attracting almost twice as many foreign visitors over the next decade.
The man in line to be China's leader for the next decade told business leaders in Washington on Wednesday he was open to a far more expanded relationship between the world's two largest economies.
In his first major policy address since joining President Obama's Cabinet, Commerce Secretary John E. Bryson said his department will focus on reviving the nation's manufacturing base as a way to create more jobs, while taking a tougher line against China over trade and investment barriers.
President Obama's pick for commerce secretary, John E. Bryson, has earned millions of dollars in stock and compensation through his position as a director at the Walt Disney Co., a company that directly lobbies the department that Mr. Bryson now is poised to take over.
President Obama on Tuesday nominated businessman and environmentalist John E. Bryson to lead the Commerce Department.
"We want the world to know that there has never been a better time to visit the U.S.," Mr. Bryson said. "America is truly open for business."