Quantcast

China Warns Their Lapdog Biden Not to Boycott Olympics

PSAKI: 'We have not discussed, and are not discussing, any joint boycott with allies and partners...'

(Headline USA) China‘s government warned the Biden administration on Wednesday not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the White House said it was talking with allies about a joint approach to complaints of human rights abuses.

A Foreign Ministry spokesperson rejected accusations of abuses against ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

He warned of an unspecified “robust Chinese response” to a potential Olympics boycott.

“The politicization of sports will damage the spirit of the Olympic Charter and the interests of athletes from all countries,” said the government’s top propagandist, Zhao Lijian. “The international community including the U.S. Olympic Committee will not accept it.”

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

Zhao — who is still allowed to promote the lies of the brutal, oppressive government on Twitter — is perhaps most famous for blaming the origin of the coronavirus on the U.S. Army.

Human rights groups are protesting China’s hosting of the games, due to start in February 2022.

They have urged a boycott or other measures to call attention to accusations of Chinese abuses against Uyghurs, Tibetans and residents of Hong Kong.

The U.S. State Department suggested an Olympic boycott was among the possibilities but a senior official said later a boycott has not been discussed.

...article continued below
- Advertisement -

The International Olympic Committee and the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee have said in the past they oppose boycotts.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the White House is not looking at a boycott of the 2022 Olympics — a stark contrast to Biden’s support of the removal of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game from Georgia over it’s allegedly “racist” election integrity law.

“We have not discussed, and are not discussing, any joint boycott with allies and partners,” she said.

When asked if the U.S. government would discourage Americans from traveling to China, Psaki said the Biden administration hopes that by the time of the event, “we are at a point where enough people across the country, and hopefully around the world have been vaccinated” against COVID-19.

Adapted from reporting by Associated Press.

- Advertisement -

TRENDING NOW

California Mass Shooter Exposes Flawed Gun Control Arguments

(Headline USA) In the wake of a string of shootings around the nation, gun control advocates have called for new laws and restrictions to...

FBI Admits It Interviewed FedEx Mass Shooter Last Year

(Associated Press) The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year,...

‘Freedom Fighter’ Patrols Come Out in Force at Minnesota Riots

(Associated Press)  As protests intensified in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a group of Black men joined the...

MURDOCK: Biden’s Bombastic Rhetoric Dishonors Victims of Civil Rights Struggle

(Deroy Murdock, Headline USA) In his latest bid to unite America, President Joe Biden has called Georgia’s new election-integrity law “Jim Crow for the...

Biden Still Seizing Land at Border, Despite Pledge to Halt Wall

President Joe Biden's Justice Department continues to seize land for the US--Mexico border wall, despite the administration's promise to review and roll back the...

FBI’s Wray Challenged Over Disparate Treatment Between Capitol Rioters vs. Portland Rioters

Rep. Markwayne Mullin, R-Okla., grilled FBI Director Christopher Wray during a congressional hearing this week about the federal law enforcement community’s “double standard” in...

Dems’ Fixer Marc Elias Tries Desperately to Get Ariz. County’s Vote Audit Shut Down

To prevent the Arizona legislature's independent audit of the highly dubious voting results in Maricopa County, Democrat lawyer Marc Elias is leading a massive...

Fake Families can now Cross Border without DNA Test

The Biden administration is no longer asking border agents to perform DNA tests on immigrants claiming to have family in the United States, the...

WATCHDOG: Facebook Lets Human Traffickers Advertise; Algorithm Promotes Their Pages

Facebook allows human smugglers who move people from Central America into the United States to advertise their services, and the platform's algorithms boost their...
- Advertisement -