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Capitol Hill outrage over US Olympic team uniforms

This product image released by Ralph Lauren shows U.S. Olympic athletes, from left, swimmer Ryan Lochte, decathlete Bryan Clay, rower Giuseppe Lanzone and soccer player Heather Mitts, modeling the official Team USA opening ceremony parade uniform. (Ralph Lauren)

July 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
There's outrage on Capitol Hill after word got out that the U.S. Olympic team will be wearing uniforms almost entirely made in China.

The official Team USA uniforms for the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony in London are designed by Ralph Lauren, but made overseas.

"They should be wearing things that are made in America," said Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suggested that the uniforms be put in a big pile and burned. House Speaker John Boehner agreed with the sentiment, saying, "You'd think they know better."

ABC News has received word from the U.S. Olympic Committee saying, "We are singularly focused on supporting our athletes as they take the stage in London."

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