Congressman Seth Moulton with Congressman Jim McGovern in Havana
WBUR (3/22/16) - President Obama Visits Cuba - And Massachusetts Reacts (Starts at 10:30)
NECN (3/19/16) - Area Democrats to Join Obama on Historic Trip to Cuba
"The Castros are still in power after more than 50 years. So it's time for a new direction. It's time for a chance, and this trip is part of that."
ABC-Boston (3/18/16) - US Reps. Jim McGovern, Seth Moulton to join Obama on Cuba trip
Moulton is one of 60 co-sponsors of a bill aimed at ending restrictions on travel by American citizens and legal residents to Cuba. Moulton sees the trip as part of a larger diplomatic effort to break down walls between the two nations, which he said will unleash the potential for trade, travel and the exchange of ideas. He said the ongoing engagement will also help "bring an end to undemocratic practices such as unjust imprisonment, restrictions on free speech and failed economic controls."
Lowell Sun (3/19/16) - Moulton, McGovern have ticket to history, joining Obama in Cuba
"I have been a consistent proponent for more diplomatic engagement. We need to have not just strong policy, but smart policy -- not just strong power, but smart power," said Moulton, who is a co-sponsor of the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act. Moulton sees the trip as part of a larger diplomatic effort to break down walls between the two nations, which he said will unleash the potential for trade, travel and the exchange of ideas.”
Boston Globe (3/21/16) - Massachusetts Lawmakers Join President Obama on Historic Cuba Trip
Freshman Representative Seth Moulton has a great tour guide in Havana this week: Representative Jim McGovern, a Cuba aficionado and advocate for normalized relations who has visited more than 16 times since his first trip in 1979.