But over the last 24 hours, the Trump administration left it unclear whether the threat from North Korea might lead the U.S.to skip the upcoming competition in South Korea. The situation with neighboring North Korea, which has grown increasingly hostile while pursuing its nuclear ambitions, is "changing by the day", Haley told Fox News on Wednesday, making the security of U.S. athletes uncertain. This is no different, and we are looking at the circumstances just to make sure we're doing everything we can. "We live our lives".
"Rather than going there and shaking hands and feigning kindness, I'd rather let it be known that I don't agree with that", Kenworthy said. "We can see how many people are supporting the team, and this is great!"
United States participation in the Pyeongchang Games came under question this week as a result of "miscommunication" from the White House, but according to the leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Scott Blackmun, there will be a team competing "unless it's legally or physically impossible".More news: Eloping? Prince Harry & Meghan Markle 'planning secret post-Christmas getaway'
That, in turn, led reporters to ask White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for the official US position on competing in South Korea.
"You know what's interesting is, you think about it, her ex is Tiger Woods, who played golf with President Trump, what, a week ago?"
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed the same message as Haley Thursday, but later backtracked with a tweet saying, "The U.S. looks forward to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea".