• The US Announces a Diplomatic Boycott of the Beijing Olympics: "It Cannot Be Business as Usual"

    1 month ago - By PopSugar

    The Biden administration hopes to send the People's Republic of China a firm message with its decision to not send government officials to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Following recent indications from the president , Jen Psaki confirmed in a Dec. 6 press conference that the United States would forgo its usual diplomatic presence in protest of human rights abuses in China. "We will not be contributing to the fanfare of the Games," the White House Press Secretary said.
    "It cannot be business as usual."
    Psaki told reporters the decision was made in response to the ongoing oppression...
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