Rubio: U.S. Cannot Turn a Blind-Eye to Cuba's Role in Venezuela

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
During a hearing today in the Senator Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) pressed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere Alex Lee on Cuba's control over Venezuela's military and security services.

As you'll note from the exchange, the State Department wants to turn a blind-eye to Cuba's subversive activities in Venezuela. After all, that would be yet another legal impediment for Cuba's removal from the state-sponsors of terrorism list -- see the rationale here.

Click here to watch the Cuba exchange in today's hearing.