Marco Rubio on Jay-Z's Cuba Trip

Florida senator says rapper "needs to get informed"
1:11 | 04/14/13

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Got to ask you about the Cuban vacation for. Jay-Z and beyoncé going on -- -- cultural -- from the Treasury Department you obviously said you thought that was a mistake to. To allow them to go down there Jaycee was pretty harshly -- -- -- defense and let's be Claire was pretty harsh about critics like you saying you know what what what what's wrong. He's -- a criminal for simply going down to Cuba so what's your message back to Jay-Z -- if you can rapid if you want to come wrapped his message to you. Yeah well -- -- rapid but also aiming for -- jays he needs to get informed -- of the here of this Che -- -- -- -- was a racist. Che Guevara was a racist that wrote extensively about the superiority of white Europeans over. People of African descent and should inform himself on the guy and he's propping up secondly I think of Jaycee was truly -- -- in the true state of affairs in Cuba. He would have met people that are being oppressed including -- hip hop artist in Cuba. Who is right now being oppressed and persecuted and is undergoing the hunger strike because of his political lyrics and I think he missed an opportunity. But that's Jay -- issue the bigger point is the travel policies to travel policies need to be tightened because they're being abused these are tourist trips. And they are what they're doing is they're providing hard currency and funding so that it's a radical regime can maintain its grip on the island of Cuba and I think that's wrong.

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