Alan Gross is an American Jew who was arrested in Cuba after working under a USAID program to deliver satellite phones and other communications equipment to the island’s small Jewish population.
He was accused of spying, and was sentenced to fifteen years in prison. He was released after five years, in 2014.
So nice of Bernie Sanders to visit Gross in prison, as part of a congressional delegation.
But Bernie did not see anything wrong with the Castro regime, which is shocking…says no one, ever.
Via Free Beacon.
A former political prisoner held by Cuba says that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders defended the country’s communist regime when he visited him in prison….
Sanders was part of a congressional delegation that traveled to Cuba in 2014 and visited American prisoner Alan Gross. Gross told NPR Wednesday that Sanders defended the totalitarian country holding him hostage and said to him, “I don’t know what’s so wrong with this country.”….
“I just think, you know, it was a stupid thing for him to do,” Gross says. “First, how could he not see the incredible deterioration of what was once the grandeur of the pre-Castro era. And two, how could he be so insensitive to make that remark to a political hostage—me!”….