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Our China in an uproar over this met the Dalai lama's visit to America.
President Bush is set to meet with the spiritual leader today as Washington gets set to honor him this week.
But the Chinese are urging the president to cancel this meeting.
Saying failure to do so we'll have serious consequences for the US.
Wendell Goler live -- more outside of the White House this morning good morning Wendell so will the US actually exceed to the Chinese request.
Not a chance -- the president set to meet with the Dalai Lama here at the White House privately.
Later this afternoon he has done sold several times before that's not what the Chinese object to.
It is tomorrow's public ceremony at the capitol where the Dalai Lama will receive the congressional gold medal presented by the president the first time.
That is -- -- it will be the first time mr.
Publicly -- the Dalai Lama the Dalai Lama of course the spiritual leader of Tibet's buddhists.
And the symbol of their push for autonomy at least to manage their old cultural and religious affairs education language.
Without Chinese -- appearance.
He's lived in exile since Beijing sent troops -- the -- 1959 to put down an uprising.
The -- Communist Party leader says it -- The ceremony here in Washington has made him furious the Chinese considerate meddling in their internal affairs and even though the United States doesn't officially.
Independence for Tibet.
They've made their feelings known by walking out of hawks aimed at ending Iran's nuclear program but US officials feel that's -- temporary thing and they'll be back Megan.
That will have to wait to find out Wendell -- so interesting thanks.
What -- bringing up to date noticed.
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