CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION VISITS CUBA- Seven members of the United States House of Representatives visited the Republic of Cuba from 13 February 2016 to 16 February 2016: Kathy Castor (D- Florida), John Garamendi (D- California), Paul Gosar (R- Arizona), Tom Emmer (R- Minnesota), Brendan Boyle (D- Pennsylvania), Alan Lowenthal (D- California), Mike Bishop (R- Michigan).
No member of the delegation issued a media release or statement to their www.house.gov account in advance of the visit. In advance of the visit, only Representatives Castor and Emmer were identified as participating.
No member of the delegation has identified the source of funds for their visit- official account, campaign account or personal. Generally, if a visit is not justified using taxpayer funds, the visit is not compelling.
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