Trish Regan invites Liu Xin for a debate, the CCTV host accepts


Inviting for debate on twitter

Fox News host Trish Regan: Hey State TV – let’s have an HONEST debate on . You accuse me of being ‘emotional’ and not knowing my facts – wrong! You name the time and place, and I’ll be there!

CGTN host Liu Xin May 23th: I hear you. Will get back to you very soon. But I don’t want to play any mud throwing game, if that’s what you prepare to do.

Trish Regan: Don’t worry—I don’t sling mud, I sling FACTS. So, let’s find a date. This is a meaningful debate to have.

Liu Xin: Hi , if you do mean an HONEST debate on , let’s do it Monday evening live on your show – on your turf. Contact me via Twitter. My name is not State TV. It’s LIU Xin and please, feel free to call me Xin. See you Monday evening your time, if you will.

Trish Regan: Dear LIU – I look forward to having you on the program for an honest debate. I wouldn’t debate any other way. Mon is —a day we honor those that died protecting our country. So, Monday, won’t work—but, later in the week will. We’ll coordinate directly

Liu Xin: Dear Regan , I see Monday is not good for you. Please let me know when is better next week. Seeing the kind of reaction online, I want to say, it’s important for us to have a meaningful discussion to try to understand each other better. I appreciate the opportunity.

Trish Regan: Hi Ms. LIU Xin – it is, indeed, an important debate. Please check your DM for my contact info. Wednesday night, live at 8pm, works. I look forward to meeting you & having an honest debate on . Sincerely, Trish Regan

Liu Xin: Hi Trish , thx 4 ur DM. Personally, Wed. 8 p.m. ur time works. I’d be delighted to appear on ur set, but given the short notice, I’ll have to do it via satellite from our BJ studio. We’ll let our teams work out the logistics. If so, I’ll look forward to talking 2 u.

Trish Regan:“Trish Regan Primetime” 8pm & 11pm . Live Free or Die NH Native, Wife, Mom of 3, Capitalist, Writer & Classical Singer (Puccini & Mozart!)

Liu Xin: Host of The Point with LIU Xin, a prime time opinion show every weeknight on . Search CGTN The Point on YouTube. Let’s get to The Point!

About Trish Regan

Regan was born in New Hampshire on December 13, 1972. She attended high school at Phillips Exeter Academy. She was Miss New Hampshire and represented her home state in the Miss America 1994 pagean.

Regan got her start in 2001 at CBS MarketWatch, then owned partially by CBS News, where she was a business correspondent reporting for the CBS Evening News through 2007.

During her tenure at CNBC, Regan hosted a daily markets show and created documentary long-form programming for the network.

Regan was nominated for a Best Documentary Emmy Award while also earning a Gerald Loeb nomination for her documentary work on “Against the Tide: The Battle for New Orleans” – an investigative piece on the New Orleans levee system, after Hurricane Katrina.

Prior to joining Fox, Regan was an anchor at Bloomberg Television where she hosted the daily global market show, “Street Smart with Trish Regan.”

Regan married investment banker James A. Ben in 2001.The couple has three children together.

About Liu Xin

Liu Xin was born on Nov.10 of 1975 in Zhenjiang of Jiangsu province, a native from Xiaogan of Hubei Province. Her father was a engineer in the railway sector and her mother a quality inspector at a paper mill.

Liu was enrolled in the English Department of Nanjing University in 1993-1997.

Liu Xin is a senior host and journalist at CGTN. She joined CCTV NEWS in July 1997. For over a decade, she was one of the channel’s signature anchors, covering many major events in China and around the world. She hosted the state banquet for visiting US president Barack Obama in 2009.

In 2011, she was posted to Geneva, Switzerland, to set up CCTV’s Geneva Bureau and served as bureau chief for nearly six years. She covered the Iran nuclear talks, the conflict in Syria, and topics like human rights, refugees, climate change and world trade.

In 2017, she started hosting a brand-new weekday opinion program called The Point with Liu Xin, a prime-time show on CGTN. Liu has won numerous awards including the Chinese Government News Award, CCTV’s Anchor of the Year and Outstanding Staff of the Year.

Before joining CCTV, she was the first Chinese student to win an international public speaking competition in London.

Liu married a European Citizen (Turkish German who is a UN official) and is a mother of two Children.

Edited by staff


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