U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on Friday called on congressional leaders to allow a vote on legislation that would lift restrictions on American travel to Cuba.
"It is time Senate leadership finally allowed a vote on my bipartisan bill to fully lift these archaic restrictions which do not exist for travel by Americans to any other country in the world," Flake said.
The "Freedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act," led by Flake and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is co-sponsored by 55 senators. Flake said he believed it could get 70 votes in the 100-member Senate if the chamber's Republican leaders allowed a vote.
The Senator's comments come a day after President Donald Trump tightened many of the travel and business restrictions placed on Cuba, citing human rights violations.
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