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Congress: Gatekeeper to New US-Cuban Relations?

Secretary of State John Kerry's raising of the American flag at the U.S. Embassy in Havana Friday marked an historic moment in U.S.-Cuba relations. Congress holds the key to a real new beginning in bilateral ties, however, as it would have to change laws to lift the 54-year-old U.S. trade embargo on the Communist island nation. Members of Congress were swift to react to the flag-raising ceremony - in different ways. Some members of Congress traveled to Havana with Kerry and said they...

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