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.
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.
Five prominent GOP senators are calling on the Trump administration to expel Cuban diplomats from Washington immediately and even close the U.S. embassy in Havana if the Cuban government is not more forthcoming about mysterious “acoustic” attacks that have seriously harmed U.S. diplomats.
Former Vice President Joe Biden called the Trump administration’s decision to end DACA “cruel” and “not America” in a tweet Tuesday afternoon.
A powerful Venezuelan leader may have issued an order to kill Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), a vehement critic of Venezuela’s socialist government who has been guarded by a security detail for several weeks in both Washington and Miami after learning of the death threat.
Republican senators are calling on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to explain reports that top State Department lawyers are systematically removing the word “genocide” to describe the Islamic State’s slaughter of Christians, Yazidis, and other ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria from official agency documents.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) rebuked President Donald Trump’s notion of working on a “cyber security unit” with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday, saying it was akin to working with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad on a “chemical weapons unit.”
Congress is preparing to ask the State Department inspector general to conduct an investigation into the Voice of America and whether it was pressured by China to halt a live broadcast of an exiled Chinese businessman.