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Marco Rubio: Obama administration should explain how Jay-Bey Cuba trip is legal

@MarcACaputo

A statement from Sen. Marco Rubio on the now-controversial Cuba trip taken by entertainers Jay-Z and Beyonce:

“U.S. law clearly bans tourism to Cuba by American citizens because it provides money to a cruel, repressive and murderous regime.  Since their inception, the Obama Administration’s 'people to people' cultural exchange programs have been abused by tourists who have no interest in the Cuban people’s freedom and either don’t realize or don’t care that they’re essentially funding the regime’s systematic trampling of people’s human rights.

“According to recent news reports, Jay-Z and Beyonce’s Cuba trip, which the regime seized on for propaganda purposes, was fully licensed by the Treasury Department.  If true, the Obama Administration should explain exactly how trips like these comply with U.S. law and regulations governing travel to Cuba and it should disclose how many more of these trips they have licensed.”

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Lydia

But if you want to go to China, well that's ok! Rubio, go have a seat somewhere and just be quiet.

Joaquin Savaria

If anyone is trampling the rights of Cubans, its the dregs of the former Batista Dictatorship, the Banana Republicans led by the terrorist sympathizer Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Paul LeBon

Watch for the release of Cuba 54: its time to stop the abuse of 11 Million Cubans by the Miami Cartel, due on Amazon.con May 1

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