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Rick Scott Urges Angela Merkel to Join Call to Move 2022 Olympics Out of...

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel urging her to join efforts to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights.
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Rick Scott Intensifies His Push to Relocate 2022 Olympic Games Out of China

Scott urged President Joe Biden to help move the Olympic games, noting that the White House had no problem with Major League Baseball (MLB) moving the All Star Game out of Georgia due to its opposition of the state’s new voting law.
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Rick Scott Urges Australian Prime Minister to Help Move 2022 Olympic Games Out of...

Scott has made similar requests of President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Rick Scott Calls on Justin Trudeau to Help Move the 2022 Olympics Out of...

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urging him to join efforts in his country and around the world to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights.
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Rick Scott Urges Boris Johnson to Pull UK’s Team Out of 2022 Olympics to...

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., sent a letter to United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to join efforts to move the 2022 Olympic Games out of Communist China and to a nation that respects human rights. Scott also called on Johnson to join the United States in designating Communist China’s blatant and egregious human rights abuses against the Uyghurs as genocide.
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Michael Waltz Wants U.S. to Boycott the 2022 Olympics Unless Held in Another Country...

Pointing to the Chinese regime’s efforts to crack down on democracy in Hong Kong and against the Uighurs and other Muslim populations in the Xinjiang province, Waltz weighed in on the resolution.
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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.
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Rick Scott Showcases Bills He’ll Champion on Capitol Hill

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his agenda for the 117th Congress as he moves into the middle of his first term.

Jimmy Patronis: Move the 2021 Olympics From Tokyo to Florida

Recent media reports have stated that leaders in Japan have “privately” concluded that they are too concerned about the pandemic for the 2021 Olympics to take place.
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Rick Scott: If Olympic Committee Can Ban Russia for Doping, It Can Move Winter...

For more than a year, Scott has been calling on the Committee to urge China to stop violating human rights or find a new home for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
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Rick Scott Continues to Call on IOC to Move 2022 Olympic Games Out of...

For more than a year, Scott has been calling on the IOC to stand up for freedom and urge Communist China to stop violating human rights, or find a new home for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
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Rick Scott Urges Senate Committee to Back Bill Urging IOC to Move 2022 Olympic...

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee urging them to immediately consider and pass his resolution condemning human rights violations in Communist China and urging the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to move the 2022 Games out of China, where more than one million Uyghurs are being held in concentration camps while the people of Hong Kong are being arrested and denied the basic rights they were promised.
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