Barbara Lee Fails Strike Cuba Provisions From Transportation Appropriations Bill

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
AP reports on today's full committee markup of the House Transportation-HUD Appropriations bill:

Liberal Democrat Barbara Lee of California also failed, by voice vote, in her attempt to strike a provision by Mario Diaz-Balart to block new Obama administration rules that would ease travel restrictions to Cuba and permit regularly scheduled flights there for the first time.