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Republican Tennessee Sen. Marsha Blackburn voiced concern that will probably be “unsafe” for U.S. athletes to go to China for the upcoming Beijing Olympics after a Chinese tennis participant disappeared following her allegations {that a} CCP senior chief sexually assaulted her. 

“The Chinese Communist Party has no value for life. If you’re not going to toe the line, then they’re going to disappear you. And this is why we think it is unsafe for our athletes to go to the Olympics in Beijing. This is something that seems to be happening so more regularly. So why would the US Olympic Committee send our athletes into this type of environment?” Blackburn mentioned on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” with host Maria Bartiromo. 

Blackburn was referring to tennis star Peng Shuai, who drew worldwide concern this month after she disappeared from the general public eye. She had publicly accused Zhang Gaoli – who served because the senior Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China and was a member of the Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee – of forcing her to have intercourse regardless of refusals.

FILE - Peng Shuai of China returns a ball during the semifinal match against Shahar Peer of Israel, unseen, in the Guangzhou WTA Tour in Guangzhou in south China's Guangdong province Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. An email purportedly from Chinese professional tennis player Shuai that a Chinese state media outlet posted on Twitter has increased concerns about her safety as the sport's biggest stars and others abroad call for information about her well-being and whereabouts since her accusation about two weeks ago that she was sexually assaulted by a former top government official.

FILE – Peng Shuai of China returns a ball throughout the semifinal match in opposition to Shahar Peer of Israel, unseen, within the Guangzhou WTA Tour in Guangzhou in south China’s Guangdong province Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. An electronic mail purportedly from Chinese skilled tennis participant Shuai {that a} Chinese state media outlet posted on Twitter has elevated considerations about her security as the game’s largest stars and others overseas name for details about her well-being and whereabouts since her accusation about two weeks in the past that she was sexually assaulted by a former high authorities official.
(AP Photo, File)

PHOTOS OF MISSING CHINESE TENNIS STAR SURFACE

Photos of the tennis star surfaced on Friday, with an worker of Chinese state tv reporting the pictures have been on Peng’s WeChat account with the remark, “Happy Weekend.”

Video of the star additionally surfaced on-line, however the CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association launched an announcement this weekend saying the proof is “insufficient” proof of her security.  

“While it is positive to see her, it remains unclear if she is free and able to make decisions and take actions on her own, without coercion or external interference.  This video alone is insufficient.  As I have stated from the beginning, I remain concerned about Peng Shuai’s health and safety and that the allegation of sexual assault is being censored and swept under the rug,” Steve Simon wrote

FILE - Peng Shuai of China celebrates after winning the women's singles match against Venus Williams of the United States in the China Open tennis tournament at the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault against a former top Communist Party official has shined a spotlight on similar cases involving political dissidents, entertainers, business leaders and others who have run afoul of the authorities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

FILE – Peng Shuai of China celebrates after profitable the ladies’s singles match in opposition to Venus Williams of the United States within the China Open tennis match on the National Tennis Stadium in Beijing, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. The disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai in China following her accusation of sexual assault in opposition to a former high Communist Party official has shined a highlight on comparable circumstances involving political dissidents, entertainers, enterprise leaders and others who’ve run afoul of the authorities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

SEN. MARSHA BLACKBURN: CHINA IS PART OF ‘NEW AXIS OF EVIL’

Blackburn additionally known as on the Biden administration to take a more durable stance on China, saying the nation does “not fear” the U.S. president. 

SEN. MARSHA BLACKBURN RIPS FAUCI, BIG TECH AND THE MEDIA FOR WORKING TO ‘SILENCE’ WUHAN LAB THEORY

FILE - This combination image shows U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, Nov. 6, 2021, and China's President Xi Jinping in Brasília, Brazil, Nov. 13, 2019. The White House says President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping will hold their much-anticipated virtual summit on Monday evening.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Eraldo Peres, File)

FILE – This mixture picture reveals U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, Nov. 6, 2021, and China’s President Xi Jinping in Brasília, Brazil, Nov. 13, 2019. The White House says President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping will maintain their much-anticipated digital summit on Monday night.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Eraldo Peres, File)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Eraldo Peres, File)

“What we do know is the Chinese, who do not fear Joe Biden. They do not fear this administration. They are more aggressive now than they have ever been. U.S. tech firms and U.S. companies are beginning to exit China. We’ve recently had Yahoo and Fortnight, who have come out. We’ve got other companies that are looking for other places for critical supply chain manufacturing, because of the intellectual property abuse from China because of some of their trade policies.”

“They are not a competitor. They are an adversary. And this administration needs to realize this. They need to admit it. And Joe Biden needs to stop kowtowing to the communist Chinese,” Blackburn continued.