Newt’s World – Episode 247: Boycotting the Beijing Olympics

Congressman Mike Waltz introduced a resolution in the House on February 15th calling on the United States Olympic Committee to withdraw from the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing unless the International Olympic Committee finds an alternative site. His decision to introduce this resolution was based on a number of significant human rights violations carried out by the Chinese Communist Party.  Newt’s guest is Congressman Mike Waltz, representing Florida’s 6th congressional district.

Guest: Congressman Mike Waltz

Mike Waltz

Why the 2022 Winter Olympics Need to Be Moved from Beijing – Newt Gingrich and Mike Waltz Joint Op-Ed – The Federalist

Waltz Introduces Resolution Calling on Olympic Committees to Boycott Beijing Olympics

China Warns Against Boycott of 2022 Olympics Over Human Rights Record – ESPN

1980 Olympics – Moscow

President Carter Orders an Olympic Boycott, March 21, 1980

2008 Olympics – Beijing 

China Breaks Promise of Unfettered Internet at Olympics – DW

China Falls Short on Olympic Promises, Critics Say – CNN