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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined Fox News’ ‘America’s Newsroom’ to discuss the ongoing protests in Cuba and his new bill to codify President Trump’s previous public health order under Title 42, which authorizes prompt expulsion of illegal immigrants to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Highlights of his interview are below.
On his support for protesters in Cuba, Sen. Cruz said:
“Right now, the Cuban thugs are arresting protestors and throwing them in jail and clubbing them and beating them. This is not new. For decades the Communist dictatorship in Cuba has committed murder, torture, and incredible atrocities. As you know, for me it isn’t just a theoretical matter. My father was imprisoned. My aunt was imprisoned and tortured by Castro. My family, like so many millions of other Cuban families, has seen the brutal oppression of Communism firsthand. I have to say watching these images and watching Cuban people in the streets risking their lives – when you stand up and protest. It is one thing to wave a flag here in the U.S. where you aren’t risking your life. They are risking imprisonment and death. “The American people stand with the people of Cuba, and I have to say the Biden administration has been terrible on this. They put out a statement saying, ‘This shows