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The leader for the Democrat nomination for President doubled down on his Pro-Castro, Pro-Communist Cuba comments in a CNN town hall.

On today’s Jay Sekulow Live we discussed Senator Bernie Sanders’ comments praising Communist Cuba.

Senator Sanders doubled down on comments he made in the past, as a radical mayor in Vermont. He’s a radical socialist who actually visited the Soviet Union on his honeymoon. He’s not backing away from his praise of the Communist Cuban regime, Fidel Castro, and now it’s moved on to other dictators in Cuba.

Let me tell you how many votes this gets you in South Florida, which has a very significant Cuban population: ZERO.

I shared a conversation I overheard just last night on a flight home from Florida last night.  A young Cuban businessman from Florida was speaking to an older gentleman from Tennessee. Neither one of them said they were big fans of President Trump.

They were independent voters, not voting Republican all of the time. The businessman from Florida, who was Cuban, said that his family runs away from any time someone uses the word socialism or Communism in a positive light. When a candidate starts praising the country his family literally ran away from, they’re going to vote for the guy running against that. Even if they do have concerns about President Trump and some of his policies, including those regarding Cuba.

The other gentleman said that if it’s Senator Sanders, that’s not even a choice for him.

This is significant, especially in states that matter. We may just say “oh Crazy Bernie” when he praises Communism or Socialism, but there are significant population centers in our country of people who have fled Communism, whether it was Easter European Communism or Latin American Communism.

Senator Sanders doubled-down during his town hall, defending his previous comments:

I think teaching people to read and write is a good thing. I have been extremely consistent and critical of all authoritarian regimes all over the world, including Cuba, including Nicaragua, including Saudi Arabia, including China, including Russia. I happen to believe in democracy, not authoritarianism.

Senator Sanders also praised China:

China is an authoritarian country, becoming more and more authoritarian. But can anyone deny -- I mean, the facts are clear -- that they have taken more people out of extreme poverty than any country in history?

To me it’s sickening to make these comments.

You can listen to the entire episode with further discussion here.

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