“We’re not going to leave town until it’s complete,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said at a press conference today in Washington, DC, Bloomberg Businessweek reported. “We can do it the easy way or we can do it the hard way.”
The Republicans' philosophy is simple, Obama told the town of Osawatomie, Kansas: "We are better off when everybody is left to fend for themselves and play by their own rules. I am here to say they are wrong."
China's offer to Burma, also known as Myanmar, comes after President Obama visited the region and pledged a continued US presence in the area. Obama, in what was seen as a response to China's growing influence in the region, told Asia-Pacific leaders that the United States was "here to stay."