"Can you tell me why Coca-Cola 'doesn't have a say' in whether it sponsors a genocide Olympics next year, but it does have a say in how the state of Georgia runs its election laws?" the senator asked.
"We're aware" of reports about Xinjiang, the Coca-Cola executive said. "We do not have a say in the selection of the host city, nor on whether an Olympics is postponed or relocated."
"You could just make a statement," Cotton said. "Your CEO could get on the same moral high horse he got on when Georgia passed this election law and write a letter."
"We are most engaged on policy issues here at home, but we are clear on our respect for human rights globally," the Coca-Cola representative said.
"Every single one of you refuses to say a single word, by all appearances, that will cost you one bit of market-share inside of mainland China," Cotton said to the assembled witnesses.