Rubio Renews Call for Trump Admin to Expel Cubans From U.S.

Sen. Marco Rubio is calling on the Trump administration to expel Cuban diplomats from the U.S. in addition to yanking most American personnel out of Cuba because of mysterious attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana and no progress in the investigation into their cause or origin.

Tillerson Holds Off on Shuttering Embassies, Pulling Diplomats After Meeting With Cuba’s Top Diplomat

State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson met with Cuba’s top diplomat Tuesday about the mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana and conveyed the “gravity of the situation,” but so far has not taken any new steps to respond to the attacks.

U.S. Officials Express ‘Urgent Need’ to Unravel Mystery of ‘Sonic’ Attacks on Diplomats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson / Getty Images

The United States and Cuba went forward with their first formal diplomatic meeting since President Trump was elected in the face of calls from several GOP senators to kick out all Cuban diplomats in Washington—and possibly shut down the embassy—if the Cuban government cannot provide more information about the mysterious “sonic” attacks on U.S. diplomats in Havana.