Florida Senator Marco Rubio criticized President Barack Obama’s conciliatory condolence note to Cuba after the death of Fidel Castro, and urged him not to send a United States representative the funeral, NEWSMAX reports.
“I would hope they would send no one to the funeral,” Rubio said in an interview with Fox News. “While you may want to open up to Cuba, there’s no reason we should be opening up to Fidel Castro’s legacy of anti-Americanism, of murder, of dictatorship, of imprisonment, of exile, which is what his legacy is all about.”
Rubio, NEWSMAX reports, said Obama was honoring a dictator who murdered American citizens. “One thing is clear: history will not absolve Fidel Castro; it will remember him as an evil, murderous dictator, who inflicted misery and suffering on his own people,” he said.