A proposal by President Clinton’s senior foreign policy advisers for a partial easing of sanctions against Cuba encountered withering criticism Tuesday from Republican lawmakers.
Under a draft recommendation, a ban on remittances to Cuban citizens from U.S. households would be lifted along with some restrictions on travel by Americans to Cuba.
In a Senate floor speech, Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., said of the Clinton administration, “They’ve made a big, big mistake. They’ve misread the American people not just in the state of Florida, where many CubanAmericans reside, they misread public opinion all across America.”
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.