Republican Boehner calls Obama's Cuba deal a 'mindless concession'

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Posted: Dec 17, 2014 12:55 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized President Barack Obama's policy change toward Cuba, calling it "another in a long line of mindless concessions" to a brutal dictatorship.

"Relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until the Cuban people enjoy freedom – and not one second sooner," Boehner said in a statement.

(Reporting By David Lawder; Editing by Doina Chiacu)