While U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley raised questions about the USA's participation in the upcoming Olympics in South Korea, Olympic officials sought to curb concerns about security.
Sanders said the decision would be made through an inter-agency process, with Trump weighing in on whether the athletes should go to South Korea. "We don't ever fear anything, we live our lives", said Haley. And certainly, that's a flawless opportunity for all of them to go and do something they've worked so hard for.
The U.S. has not missed an Olympics since 1980, when it boycotted the summer games in Moscow at the behest of then-President Jimmy Carter over the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan.
This is not the first time the 2018 South Korean Winter Olympics have been a topic of contention.
Worldwide tensions are heating up as the Winter Olympics draw closer.
"We have not had any discussions, either internally or with our government partners, about the possibility of not taking teams to the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games", the USOC said in a statement.
"He plans to watch an ice hockey event together with his fans to relay his thanks and contribute to the success of PyeongChang", a Tree J representative said.
"We are confident in the Pyeongchang Organising Committee's ability to deliver a great Games, and our hope is that the focus will be on our athletes". "I wouldn't say it's something I never think about, but I'm confident we're in good hands". As a result, Russian government officials are not permitted to attend the games, and spectators will neither see the Russian flag nor hear the Russian national anthem in Pyeongchang.
A week after getting the boot by NBC , disgraced " Today " anchorman Matt Lauer is still reeling, according to a report. Another source told the paper that he will remain out of the spotlight-after having a 20-year-long career at " Today ".
Trump has not yet commented on Vonn's criticism, though he has actively rebuked other athletes since he became president. Vonn isn't the only Olympian who wouldn't visit the White House under President Trump. "No, I won't go".
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It can propel 54,000kg (54 metric tons) - the weight of a loaded Boeing 737 jet - into orbit. Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent".
Pearl Harbor survivors remember those killed 76 years ago
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Suns Devin Booker carried off the court with leg injury
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Nissan to launch self-driving cars by 2022
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Hall of Fame QB Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment
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Brush fire in Bonsall; evacuations ordered
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