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‘I Fought For Cuba, They Didn’t’: Trump Says Biden Admin’s Response To Cuba Is An ‘Insult To Every Cuban Patriot Who Has Suffered’

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Former President Donald Trump called President Joe Biden’s administration’s response to the Cuban protests an “insult” to Cubans suffering under the communist regime in a Thursday statement.

“The Biden Administration’s refusal to forcefully condemn Communism and the Cuban Communist Regime is a national travesty,” Trump said. “The Biden Administration’s ludicrous suggestion that the Cubans are protesting government mismanagement-not brutal Communist oppression-is an insult to every Cuban patriot who has suffered, been imprisoned, or died in pursuit of freedom.”

“Today’s Democrat Party is so far left they can’t even take a stand against violent Communism,” Trump said. “Many are Communist themselves!”

Thousands of Cuban citizens protested the Cuban Communist Party in over 32 cities Sunday chanting “Freedom!” “Down with Communism!” “Patria y Vida!” and “Liberty!”

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Wednesday that Cubans protested due to “government mismanagement” without mentioning communism. On Thursday, however, she said, “Communism is a failed ideology,” and added that the repressive government in Cuba “failed its people.”

The former president praised the Cuban protesters for defending themselves against the “heartless and brutal regime” and said he stands in “total solidarity” with them over their grievances.

“The proud people of Cuba are desperate to be free from the iron boot heal of the Island’s wicked Communist Regime,” Trump said. “These incredible warriors for freedom risk everything to take to the streets in their quest for freedom.”

“I stand in total solidarity with the freedom fighters who have watched their families suffer in the motherland at the hands of this heartless and brutal regime.”

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