“First, William Barr put out a 19-paged audition memo calling Robert Mueller’s investigation ‘overly aggressive’ and ‘fatally misconceived’.
“The Secretary of State’s announcement today was an unfortunate step backwards and will isolate the United States in the Western Hemisphere and put our nation at odds with some of our most important allies. The groups that stand to lose the most from today’s announcement are the Cuban people and American businesses, not the Cuban government.
"I was encouraged by the minimal violence last night as the protestors stayed out beyond the curfew. I encourage all parties to refrain from violence as citizens exercise their right to peacefully protest and demand a transition to civilian rule.
“The news of President Omar al-Bashir’s resignation after months of protests demonstrates that governments must be responsive to their citizens' demands for inclusive governance, respect of human rights and the basic right of their citizens to peacefully express their civil liberties. I support the Sudanese people’s consistent and peaceful demands for a citizen-led transition to democracy.
Transcript of her remarks:
HONORING THE LEGACY OF ERMIAS JOSEPH ASGHEDOM,
KNOWN ALSO AS NIPSEY HUSSLE,
AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO SOUTH LOS ANGELES
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