Much has been written in recent months about the international community’s reaction to
Now – with the Republican winning on Tuesday – LA 2024 will find out.
"LA 2024 congratulates President-elect Donald J. Trump and appreciates his longstanding support of the Olympic movement in the United States," the group said Wednesday in a statement. "We strongly believe the Olympics and LA 2024 transcend politics and can help unify our diverse communities and our world."
Questions about Trump and L.A.’s bid were amplified at the recent
The L.A. campaign has insisted it exists beyond the confines of domestic politics.
"Our bid leaders maintain strong relationships with leaders in both parties and we are confident that our bid will continue receiving strong federal support after the election, regardless of the outcome," spokesman Jeff Millman said over the weekend.
Working closely with the effort, Mayor
Speaking to reporters in Rio, he said: "We will continue no matter what."
10:45 a.m.: This article was updated with a quote from LA 2024.