Christian Ziegler, Vice Chairman of the Florida Republican Party, castigated the Biden administration on Sunday over its response to the pro-freedom uprising by Cubans against their communist government, saying that the Democrats have effectively ceded Florida to the Republican Party for the foreseeable future.
The remarks come as Cubans took to the street in rarely seen demonstrations to protest the impoverished conditions of the island, their lack of freedom under the communist regime, and did so while chanting “Liberty” and “Freedom” and waving an American flag.
Despite this, Julie Chung, Acting Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, said that the protests were centered around the coronavirus pandemic.
“Peaceful protests are growing in #Cuba as the Cuban people exercise their right to peaceful assembly to express concern about rising COVID cases/deaths & medicine shortages,” Chung tweeted. “We commend the numerous efforts of the Cuban people mobilizing donations to help neighbors in need.”
Ziegler responded on Twitter, writing: “Well… I will be