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Biden refers to Xi Jinping as a dictator

President Biden referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping as a dictator at a fundraising event in California on Tuesday. Biden said Xi had been caught off guard in February when a Chinese balloon, which Washington says was used for spying, flew over the United States before being shot down by American military jets. "That's what's a great embarrassment for dictators, when they didn't know what happened," Mr. Biden said. Senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe has the latest.


Examining the U.S.-China relationship

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will depart Washington Friday for his visit to China. The trip was originally scheduled in February but was delayed after the U.S. shot down a Chinese spy balloon. Blinken is expected to hold talks with Chinese officials during his visit and could possibly meet with President Xi Jinping. Ian Johnson, senior fellow for China studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, joined CBS News to talk about the visit.

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