Clinton Travelling to Asia for First Trip as Secretary of State
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's first mission abroad, to begin Monday, will be to strengthen relations with Asian nations.
Upon her departure for Asia, told reporters that part of her trip will include communicating to Asian leaders what the Obama administration's plans are for healing the world economic crisis. This briefing will include explaining the plans the U.S. has with its $787 billion stimulus bill.
Her trip will include "seeking cooperation on ways that we are going to work through these very difficult economic times," Clinton said.