Officials today refused to say where he was being held.
Once the officials refused to work, we weren't sure whether the game was going to happen or not.
He and other officials refused to say what was on the paper.
Officials refused to say how they learned of his travel plans.
But Chinese officials have refused to agree to a significant increase in their bill.
Officials refused to hand over the ashes to their families.
In the past, those officials refused to talk about their inquiry.
American officials have refused to confirm the $400 million figure.
The officials refused to disclose the number of states or people involved.
Officials of the agency refused to say how much money they would request.