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Listen: Barack Obama: "What we did for 50 years did not serve our interests or the interests of the Cuban people"

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Chip Somodevilla
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The entirely sure but I believe it will and and the pass there were on the will continue to be on my administration the reason is watching is that what we did for fifty years did not serve our interests or the interest the Cuban people and as I said when we made the announcement about normal session of Relations if you keep on doing something over and over again for fifty years and doesn't work it might make sense to try something new and that's what we've done and the fact that they're has been strong support not just inside congress not just among the American people but also among the Cuban people indicates that this is a process that should be and will continue I was of course role Castro clearing noticed productive cough buttons even up this high level Shattuck you need them you're while in here we do but why don't they have that for all Castro or anybody at Ana debates a timely times that we year Ben Carson or whoever clearing that's for like you just a their yeah I know I was sent off and said he ends up sums up you're always you're always sums up you've got some Tommy I'm super record under that the Lonnie have admitted that seemed to be a cure all but saw the president into book which he's talked about the first president and nearly nineteen years the visit to but at some point we have to have relations with them but still embark all but you know it has to be Hank we're going just fine without upset relations with them excel you don't think it's a good thing to have.