Senator Menendez on the probability of congress lifting the “embargo”: Fuhgeddaboudit……(Olvidatedeso)

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From Roll Call:

Menendez Confident Cuba Trade Embargo Will Hold

A Senate opponent of rolling back a U.S. embargo with Cuba says supporters are putting the financial benefits ahead of the well-being of the Cuban people.

“Evidently … for many members trade and money is more important than human rights, but that’s their prerogative. I don’t think they’re going to get very far,” Sen. Robert Menendez told CQ Roll Call.

The New Jersey Democrat was not particularly concerned with Thursday’s introduction of a new proposal by Sens. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., and Angus King, I-Maine, to expand trading opportunities between the U.S. and Cuba. Menendez said he expected Republican leadership would block any such legislation from advancing.

Continue reading HERE (if you like encountering the White-House approved talking points on how wonderful it would be to lift the “embargo”)

1 thought on “Senator Menendez on the probability of congress lifting the “embargo”: Fuhgeddaboudit……(Olvidatedeso)”

  1. Excuse me, what is congress? I thought that group is obsolete in the U.S. these days under Obama, Boehner and McConnell.

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