Biden Says He's 'Considering' A Diplomatic Boycott Of Winter Olympics In Beijing


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The U.S. is “considering” a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, President Joe Biden told reporters Thursday. Biden confirmed that the boycott is “something we are considering” during a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. A diplomatic boycott would allow for U.S. athletes to attend and compete in the games, but the U.S. would not send a delegation of prominent officials to attend. It is common for a vice president or first lady to attend the games alongside a number of senior officials. U.S. relations with China have become increasingly strained under former President...