Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart Praises Speaker Ryan’s Commitment to Democracy in Cuba, Around the World

Mar 17, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) released the following statement in response to remarks offered by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) during his weekly press briefing.

“I commend the Speaker for his words today in support of both U.S. national security interests and the Cuban people in their struggle for basic rights and liberties. In stark contrast to President Obama’s shameful concessions to a brutal and oppressive dictatorship, the Speaker once again has demonstrated principled and decisive leadership in promoting core American values and interests. I am grateful for his invaluable dedication to freedom in our hemisphere and across the globe.”