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Trump's Cuba moves draw criticism from Democrats, agriculture and business groups

June 16, 2017
President Trump today signed a policy memorandum directing the Treasury and Commerce departments within 30 days to begin formulating rules that would erect barriers to doing business with entities owned, controlled by, or associated with the Cuban military and its business wing GAESA, but the move faced immediate criticism from agricultural and business groups, as well as top Democrats on the Ways & Means and Finance committees. Trump pitched his administration's policy as a way to prod the Cuban government...

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