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Entry Title Date
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015 September 24, 2015
Ted Cruz, R-TX
"I note, as the senior Senator from California leaves the floor, that this is not an issue that is abstract to me. My family, like Dr. Liu, has been imprisoned by oppressive regimes. My father, as a teenager, was imprisoned and tortured in Cuba. He had his nose broken. He had his teeth shattered. He lay in the blood and grime of a prison cell in Cuba. My aunt, my Tia Sonia, was a few years later again imprisoned and tortured. This time by Castro. My father by Batista and my aunt by Castro was imprisoned and tortured by a Communist regime. It is a sad statement when the United States of America cannot stand up and say: You who are imprisoned unjustly, we stand with you."
We Cannot Stand Idly By September 17, 2015
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-FL
"The Castro regime stands for the complete opposite. It stands for oppression, for violence, for hatred, for injustice, and I would urge His Holiness to meet with those who truly defend the values for which the church stands; people like this young man, a graffiti artist, a young man who has only known Communist Cuba as his government. His name is El Sexto. It means the sixth one, in reference to some other charges."
Hire More Heroes Act Of 2015—Continued September 16, 2015
Angus King, I-ME
"When President Kennedy was negotiating with the Soviet Union to get the missiles out of Cuba, at the end of the negotiation he didn’t say: By the way, Castro has to go—or you, Soviet Union, have to foreswear your enmity to the West."
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Of 2015—Motion To Proceed August 5, 2015
Angus King, I-ME
"When President Kennedy was negotiating the removal of the Soviet missiles from Cuba, he did not throw in that Cuba had to depose Castro or that the Soviets had to foreswear their dangerous enmity to the West. The phrase they used was this: “We will bury you.”"
Export-Import Bank July 15, 2015
Buddy Carter, R-GA
"In my district alone, there are 19 companies that in recent years have utilized the Ex-Im Bank to export goods overseas. These companies range from Gulfstream, a leading manufacturer of aircraft, to Strength of Nature, a company founded by immigrants who fled the Castro regime and started a company that now exports many of their goods to the Caribbean and to Africa."

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