Top U.S. officials called out Democrat President Joe Biden on Sunday over his lack of public comment as armed Cuban government forces deployed to stop pro-freedom protesters on the island.
The remarks come as Cubans took to the street in rarely seen demonstrations to protest the impoverished conditions of the communist island, their lack of freedom under the communist regime, and did so while chanting “Liberty” and “Freedom” and waving an American flag.
Rep. Carlos Gimenez (R-FL) called out the administration in a tweet, writing: “Where’s President Biden? Where’s Vice President Kamala Harris? The Cuban people need to know the United States stands firmly on the side of freedom and democracy in #Cuba.”
Where’s President Biden? Where’s Vice President Kamala Harris?
— Congressman Carlos A. Gimenez (@RepCarlos) July 12, 2021
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) tweeted: “The people of #Cuba bravely take to the streets against 62 years