Former Vice President Mike Pence, while speaking at the Heritage Foundation’s annual B.C. Lee Lecture on international affairs, roasted the Democrats for being “hesitant” to “criticize their communist friends in Cuba.”
Before Pence started his speech, he took a few moments to acknowledge what is going on in Cuba, saying it is “On the minds of freedom-loving people around the world.”
“As we gather today, the people of Cuba are taking to the streets, once again, for the ideals of freedom,” Pence said.
“For more than 60 years, the people of Cuba have labored under a communist dictatorship. It has stifled their liberty, silenced voices of dissent, and squandered their future,” the former vice president added.
Pence continued that, “While some of the far-left are hesitant to criticize their communist friends in Cuba. … The American people stand with the courageous men and woman of Cuba that are marching to reclaim their