Tag: 2022 winter olympics
Florida Republicans Back Mike Gallagher’s Genocide Games Act
With the Winter Olympics continuing in China, six Republicans in the Florida delegation are backing U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher’s “Genocide Games Act.” The bill “would impose Global Magnitsky sanctions on IOC officials if athletes, fans,...
Rick Scott Takes Aim at Chinese Regime’s Handling of Tennis Player, Dissidents During Olympics
With the 2022 Winter Olympics continuing in Beijing, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., ramped up his efforts to bring attention to tennis player Peng Shuai, a three-time Olympian who accused a leading official of...
Michael Waltz: Time to Remove Tax-Exempt Status from the International Olympic Committee
This week, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., introduced a proposal to change the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and remove the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its tax-exempt status. Waltz brought out the “Irresponsible Olympic...
Marco Rubio Calls on Joe Biden to Protect Olympic Athletes From Chinese Cybersecurity Threats
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent a letter to President Joe Biden inquiring what steps his administration has taken to ensure that all U.S. Olympic athletes are “sufficiently protected from Beijing’s surveillance...
Florida Congressman: ‘We Must Entirely Boycott the 2022 Winter Games’
Elected officials from the Sunshine State reacted this week after the Biden administration announced it will not send official representatives to the 2022 Winter Olympics in China early next year--with one congressman from Florida...
Rick Scott Wants a Meeting With Joe Biden to Talk About Moving the 2022...
In his letter, Scott stresses that under no circumstance should the global community give Communist China an international platform to whitewash its crimes, which is what will happen if they are allowed to host the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing.
Florida’s Senators Want IOC to Move 2022 Olympic Games Out of China
Scott’s resolution, which he brought out last month, would urge the IOC to move the 2022 games to another country. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is cosponsoring the resolution. So are Republican U.S. Sens. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, Mike Braun and Todd Young of Indiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma.
Rick Scott Wants a Meeting With IOC to Talk About 2022 Olympics in China
For almost a year, Scott has been urging the IOC to reconsider its decision to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Communist China as General Secretary Xi Jinping commits genocide against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang and restricts the human rights of Hong Kongers.
Rick Scott Rips International Olympics Committee for Letting China Host 2022 Winter Games
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is continuing his efforts to make sure China does not host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Rick Scott Urges International Olympics Committee to Take 2022 Winter Games Away From China
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympics Committee, urging the committee to reconsider its decision to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in China.