TRNS News Notes By Victoria Jones
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Xi Jinping was confirmed as President in mid March, replacing Hu Jintao.
Presence of Hezbollah soldiers fighting alongside Assad forces increases diplomatic complexity of two-year civil war.
A number of political journalists took to Twitter to subtly criticize the administration for spying on Fox News correspondent James Rosen back in 2009.
The White House continues to say that President Obama was unaware of a Treasury-led investigation into alleged wrongdoing at the IRS.
The protest will take place the same day former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman testifies before the Senate.
Rubio argues that investigating officials who leak national security information is fair game, but media organizations should be off-limits.