White House Confirms Biden Administration Not Discussing Beijing Olympics Boycott

The White House reiterated that the Biden administration isn’t discussing a joint boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, noting that the United States is still planning to attend the event. The confirmation comes April 7, after the State Department initially said yesterday that it was discussing with allies whether to consider a potential joint boycott, before the department later backtracked. The Biden administration continued with the finding by the Trump administration that China was committing genocide with its repression of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities. During the daily briefing, a reporter asked White House press secretary Jen Psaki why this finding hasn’t warranted a response or action from the United States, and also inquired what the country might need to see from China before it fully participates in the Olympics. “Just to be very clear and reiterate—our position has not changed in our planned participation,” Psaki responded. “However, we are …
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