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  1. Rep. Diaz-Balart: Obama Gave Cuban Govt 'Everything They Ever Wanted'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | News Max

    President Barack Obama gave the Cuban government "everything they ever wanted" and got very little in return in the new diplomatic policy he announced on Wednesday, Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart told MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Obama said the new policy would establish diplomatic relations with Cuba and included the release of three Cuban prisoners held in the U.S. In exchange, the Cuban government released American aid worker Alan Gross, who had been imprisoned for five years, and over 50 political prisoners.

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  2. Meet the Congressional Mouthpieces of the Anti-Cuba LobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The American Prospect

    ... away unilateral concessions...in exchange for nothing." And here's Florida Republican U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart: "President Obama's decision to allow the Castro regime to blackmail the United States and abandon our pro-democracy ...

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  3. Rep. Diaz-Balart: I "Guarantee You" Obama Will Go Meet...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gateway Pundit

    Florida Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart called Barack Obama the "appeaser in chief" after his move to normalize relations with Cuba. Diaz-Balart said he was certain Obama would go meet Fidel Castro by the end of his presidency.

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  4. Donny Deutsch Disses Rep. Diaz-Balart: Statement on Cuba Deal 'Inane'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    It's good that we live in a country where citizens feel free to criticize elected officials to their face. Just wondering, though: when was the last time that freedom was exercised on MSNBC to tell a Dem official that something he said was "inane?" Donny Deutsch angrily asked Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami "why do you say an inane thing like that?" Deutsch's diss came in the context of a heated exchange in which Diaz-Balart told Donny that his notion that the Cuba deal was "liberating" for the Cuban people was "naive Note that Diaz-Balart knows a thing or two about conditions in Cuba.

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  5. Obama's Cuba Policy Shift Faces Headwinds On Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

    ... use of funds to open an embassy in Cuba. "Normalizing relations with Cuba is bad idea at a bad time." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) issued a statement calling Obama's decision an "outrage." Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) released one saying the ...

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  6. Congressional Republicans look to block Cuba policy changesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    ... "mindless concessions to a dictatorship that brutalizes its people and schemes with our enemies." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., branded Obama the "appeaser-in-chief." Democrats were more sympathetic. "For too long our relationship has been soured ...

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  7. First Take: U.S.-Cuba relations move into 21st centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

    ... is the biggest set of concessions that the United States has ever given to the Castro regime," says Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. And there are the younger generations of Cuban Americans who feel that providing more resources and support to the ...

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  8. Pres. Obama is right to shake things up with Cuba: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... helped pave the way for this announcement, "a swap of convicted spies for an innocent American." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Republican, dubbed Obama the "Appeaser in Chief." But let's not forget that a top U.S. spy was released from Cuban prison ...

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  9. Aging Cuban Exiles Enraged Over TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... and rogue regimes to use Americans serving overseas as bargaining chips." Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami said the opening of relations and further weakening of sanctions "attempt to legitimize and provide currency to our ...

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  10. Obama's Cuba Policy Meets Mixed Reaction in WashingtonRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... who voiced displeasure with the president's action include Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla. , Rep. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who called Obama the "Appeaser-in-Chief" and House Speaker Rep. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who said in a ...

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  11. Aging Cuban Exiles Enraged Over TalksBy Romina Ruiz-GoirienaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    ... and rogue regimes to use Americans serving overseas as bargaining chips." Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart of Miami said the opening of relations and further weakening of sanctions "attempt to legitimize and provide currency to our ...

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  12. Florida's Cuban Americans rejoice at U.S. policy overhaulRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... said on Fox News that he did not believe Congress would support lifting the embargo. U.S. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Cuban, bluntly condemned the policy change. "President Obama's actions are an unconscionable betrayal of America's ...

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  13. How Lawmakers Reacted to the Cuba DealFrom praise to outrage for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    ... freedom - and not one second sooner," he said . Obama was dubbed the "Appeaser-in-Chief" by Representative Mario Diaz-Balart, another Cuban-American Florida Republican. "These changes to policy will further embolden the Cuban dictatorship to ...

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  14. US, Cuba open talks to thaw long-frozen relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... have spent one day in prison and we are glad that he will finally be reunited with his family," U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said in a statement. "However the way that his release was achieved is outrageous and proves that once again, President Obama ...

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  15. A partisan cha-chaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... more than 50 political prisoners. Critics of Mr Obama's foreign policy were unimpressed. Representative Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, the Republican behind the "appeaser-in-chief" line, cheered the release of Mr Gross, before declaring: "the way ...

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  16. Boehner, GOP: Obama's Cuba Deal a "Mindless Concession"Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News Max

    ... concessionsin exchange for nothing." Calling Obama the "Appeaser-in-Chief," Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said that the president's decision "to allow the Castro regime to blackmail the United States and abandon our pro-democracy ...

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  17. Live Blog: Obama Announces Big Shift on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... men watch the broadcasting of the speech of Cuban President Raul Castro at a house in Havana. On CNN, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , a Republican who represents Miami, says the president's move is "just nuts". "He gives the Castro regime everything that ...

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  18. Historic announcement blasted by Florida's Cuban-American leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said the way Alan Gross' release was achieved is "outrageous and proves that once again, President Obama is the Appeaser-in-Chief who is willing to provide unprecedented concessions to a brutal dictatorship that opposes U.S. interests at every opportunity." U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said the way Alan Gross' release was achieved is "outrageous and proves that once again, President Obama is the Appeaser-in-Chief who is willing to provide unprecedented concessions to a brutal dictatorship that opposes U.S. interests at every opportunity."

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  19. Republicans livid over Cuba talks, call it appeasementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politico

    ... leverage points, such as funding for embassies and nomination of a U.S. ambassador to Cuba. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, another Cuban-American Republican from Florida, said he welcomed Gross's release even as he blasted President Barack Obama as the ...

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  20. Diaz-Balart on Release of Alan Gross and Concessions by President ObamaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Miami's Community Newspapers

    Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart offered the following statement after the Cuban regime released U.S. humanitarian aid worker Alan Gross from prison.

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