After Uniform Outrage, Ralph Lauren Will Produce Team USA Uniforms Within The United States Going Forward

The Team USA uniforms for the opening and closing ceremonies for the upcoming Olympic Games in London have caused a controversy since the Raulph Lauren designed outfits were made in China, and not in the United States.

There have been numerous complaints about this since the Olympics which center around country pride these uniforms should have been made in the USA.

New Jersey senator Robert Menendez was one of six Democratic senators who plan to introduce legislation requiring the uniforms used in the ceremonies be made in the United States:

"At a time when too many Americans are looking for work and our manufacturers are closing factories, we need to do everything we can to keep jobs in America and not give the work of producing our iconic American uniforms for our Olympians to China."

It is too late now to make a switch, but Raulph Lauren announced on Friday that the uniforms for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Russia and beyond will be made in the United States.

Raulph Lauren has the rights agreement with the United States Olympic Committee through 2020.

For more on the 2012 London Olympics, stay tuned to SB Nation's Olympic hub.

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