Top US Senator Hits IOC for Picking Russia

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Top US Senator Hits IOC for Picking Russia

Sen. Chuck Schumer slammed the International Olympic Committee on Monday for selecting Russia to host the just-concluded Winter Olympics, urging changes to how host nations are selected. The day after the games finished in Sochi, Russia, Schumer put out a statement criticizing giving a nation with a history of human rights violations the chance to host the games and said that countries' records on human rights should factor in to future hosting decisions.

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