Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) spoke out on Thursday to demand that President Joe Biden step as much as assist the folks of Cuba who’re protesting in opposition to the oppressive communist regime there.
DeSantis Sounds Off
“We’re seeing on the island of Cuba folks preventing in opposition to the communist dictatorship. That may be a noble trigger. A free Cuba is a noble trigger,” DeSantis mentioned throughout a press convention in Miami alongside Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, U.S. Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar (R-FL), and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr.
“It’s a trigger that many of those folks have devoted their lives to, and so we clearly have to face with the folks of Cuba in opposition to the communist dictatorship,” DeSantis continued.
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“And probably the most efficient issues we will do as a rustic, and we want President Biden to step as much as make this occur, and I spoke with FCC Commissioner Carr on the cellphone, we will be capable of be useful to getting web again on the island of Cuba,” he added. “The one factor that communist regimes concern probably the most is the reality.”
“And if we’re in a position to assist Cubans talk with each other, additionally talk to the surface world, that reality goes to matter. That reality, I feel, will probably be decisive,” the Florida governor continued. “And so Mr. President now’s the time to face up and be counted.”
DeSantis Doubles Down
Not stopping there, DeSantis proceeded to double down as he continued to name on Biden to take motion.
‘I’ve by no means seen a group extra unified than what we’ve seen right here over the past practically every week. So this can be a time for selecting,” he mentioned.
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“That is time to face with the people who find themselves in search of freedom from a brutal 62-year reign of communist oppression, and we’re completely happy to do no matter we will on the state stage to have the ability to help the trouble,” he continued. “This isn’t one thing that’s as straightforward as saying okay, subsequent minute will probably be on, however we completely can do it if we get fast motion out of the White Home.”
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“And so Mr. President, please heed the calls,” DeSantis concluded. “Stand with the folks of Cuba of their hour of want. That is one in every of, I feel, the important thing issues that may be performed at this second in time.”
This got here sooner or later after DeSantis despatched a letter to Biden calling on him to take motion relating to Cuba.
I urge President Biden to help in offering web entry to the folks of Cuba standing up in opposition to communist oppression and demanding a voice after a long time of struggling beneath a merciless dictatorship.https://t.co/fjSKNxuchW pic.twitter.com/br4iPHZ4k1
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) July 14, 2021
This piece was written by James Samson on July 16, 2021. It initially appeared in LifeZette and is utilized by permission.
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