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Cawthorn Dragged For Absurdly Accusing U.S.-Born Olympians Of Switching Teams After Arriving In Beijing
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American-born Chinese skater Zhu Yi faced massive scrutiny after she stumbled twice and failed to land a jump during her free skate performance in the women's short program on Monday at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
But it was her status as an American-born athlete competing for China in the 2022 Olympics that seemed to draw the ire of some on the right, including Republican Representative Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina.

The far-right Congressman, who perhaps is most infamous for his role in former President Donald Trump's rally that incited the January 6 Capitol riot, tweeted:

"If you went to the Olympics to represent America and decided to represent another nation once you arrived there, your citizenship should be revoked."


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