Republican legislators are ready to escalate sanctions against Cuba and Maduro’s Venezuela. The Daily Wire reports:
Key Republicans on Capitol Hill are warning the Maduro government in Venezuela, as well as Cuba, that they could be officially designated as state sponsors of terrorism, a status that carries the harshest of U.S. sanctions.
The Trump administration—at the same lawmakers’ urging—is also weighing new sanctions on Cuban generals and other officials, as well an even harsher action: ending a waiver, known as Title III of the Helms-Burton Act, which has been in effect since 1996, according to several government officials.
Just days ago, the Trump administration imposed broad sanctions against Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, aiming to strike a crippling blow against Maduro’s hold on power.
Ending the Helms-Burton waiver would allow U.S. citizens to sue individuals and companies in U.S. courts for the use of property seized by the Cuban government during the communist revolution in 1953.
If tyranny is to be defeated in the world, it should start in America’s neighborhood.
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To the staff of True Daily: If you don’t want to earn the reputation as “False Daily,” you had better correct the date of the Cuban revolution to 1959. The only revolution to have taken place in 1953 was the removal of Mossadegh from power in Iran. There also was the armistice in the Koreas.
Cuba, a sponsor of terrorism?
I thought former president black O bummer plucked his magic twanger, waved his magic middle finger (fresh out of Cuba’s rectum), to the free world, attended a Cuban baseball game, established diplomatic relations with their despots, and regurgitated “All is well, Castro’s cheeks are wet from all my kisses.”