Palm Coast, FL – Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06), Chairman of the National Security Subcommittee and a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding reports that U.S. diplomats stationed in Cuba may have been sickened by an unauthorized acoustic device:

“Cuba is wreaking havoc in Venezuela and continues to be a malevolent force throughout Latin America. Now, with reports suggesting American diplomats in Cuba may have been targeted, it seems like the Castro regime cannot help but resort to underhanded Cold War tactics to inflict harm on American personnel. If these allegations are true, this incident demands additional actions from the State Department, including expelling additional Cuban diplomats, to ensure that Americans are protected from threats large and small.  We can't let the Castro regime get away with their bad behavior."