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-- new -- to tell you about this morning in the case of a blind Chinese actor best.
-- -- -- He is reportedly saying that he wants to ride back with Hillary Clinton when she returns from Beijing she's there now.
They're very high level meetings the State Department now saying that ten is having a change of heart on this.
And that he wants to leave China with his family.
Peter JC's -- -- this one has gotten very intense I and a lot of different stories -- around about who encouraged him.
To leave it the embassy which was a very tense situation the United -- and for China so Peter what's -- not.
Well the US ambassador to China says that he didn't tell -- to leave and we don't yet know completely why he's had this change -- wants to come here.
We just heard from a senior State Department official who said that there are understanding is that the best thing for Chan and his family.
May be changing but the US doesn't have a full view at this point of what -- wants to do and it was just yesterday that the Chinese and US governments had to deal all worked out.
That -- relocated -- To a new home on the coast in China and US ambassador to China says -- Was excited about it he said quote we asked him what to -- wanna do to -- wanna leave was he ready to leave and we waited several minutes and then suddenly he jumped up very excited.
Very eager said let's go up in front of many many witnesses but that is no longer the case at this hour -- as at a Chinese hospital undergoing tests.
By Chinese doctors trying to leave China with that US delegation.
-- -- to what about this idea of leaving and coming back with Hillary Clinton on our official plane any any possibility that we would see that happen.
We don't have any information about that but the last time we saw Secretary Clinton she certainly sounded sympathetic to its claws.
The United States raises the importance of human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Because we believe that all governments.
Do have to answer to citizens aspirations for dignity and the rule of law.
And that no nation.
Can or should I denied those rights.
US senator Kelly I -- releases statement moments ago saying quote Chang -- Chan has now expressed a desire to leave China with his family.
The US -- offered Chan and his family political asylum in America and Martha the State Department says they'll keep talking to chant and his wife.
Throughout the day today now he said he wanted to kiss Hillary Clinton when he heard some of the support of words that she has said about him in the past this Izzy.
An ethical issue that has come up for our government we'll see what happens Peter Doocy thank you very much.
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