THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2018
*President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to *
*Attend the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games *
*in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea*
**President Donald J. Trump today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to the Republic of Korea to attend the Opening Ceremony and events of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games beginning Friday, February 9, 2018.
Vice President Mike Pence will lead the delegation with Second Lady Karen Pence, who is also a member of the Presidential Delegation.
_Newly Announced Members of the Presidential Delegation:_
Mrs. Karen Pence, Second Lady of the United States
The Honorable Ed Royce (CA-39), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee
General Vincent K. Brooks, Commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea
General James D. Thurman, USA (ret.), Former Commander of United Nations Command, Combined Forces Command, and United States Forces Korea
Mr. Marc E. Knapper, Charg dAffaires ad interim, U.S. Embassy Seoul
Ms. Sarah Hughes, 2002 Olympic Gold Medalist, Ladies Figure Skating