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Karen Bass, VP contender for Biden, renounces her praise of Fidel Castro

6 days ago   |   By New York Post

Joe Biden VP contender Rep. Karen Bass on Sunday walked back comments praising late Cuban Communist dictator Fidel Castro in 2016 - insisting she didn't know he was despised by his own people. “I absolutely would have not put that statement out,” Bass told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” when he pressed the Californian...
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Karen Bass renounces her praise for Fidel Castro

Karen Bass renounces her praise for Fidel Castro

6 days ago   |   By Politico

Rep. Karen Bass on Sunday walked back 2016 comments praising Cuban leader Fidel Castro, as scrutiny of her views toward the Communist government threatened her potential selection as former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate.
On “Fox News Sunday,“ the California Democrat faced questions about several visits to Cuba in the 1970s and a statement she released after Castro's 2016 death saying that "the passing of the Comandante en Jefe is a great loss to the people of Cuba.”
Bass told Fox host Chris Wallace that her perspective "developed over time" and that she now understood that the...
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