Obama Hammers McCain on Cuba, Unveils Latin America Policy


The Illinois Senator speaks to the Cuban American National Foundation luncheon in Miami, says that McCain’s proposals for Cuba are a lot of empty rhetoric.

“Every four years, they come down to Miami, they talk tough, they go back to Washington, and nothing changes in Cuba. That’s what John McCain did the other day. He joined the parade of politicians who make the same empty promises year after year, decade after decade.”

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He also lays out his own agenda. Read details here.

McCain camp preempts the speech with statement: “Barack Obama has a lot to say about democracy and Cuba, but his record of weak leadership tells a different story.” Full response here.

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