Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sharply criticized President Joe Biden’s decision to delist the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Colombian rebel group, from the administration’s list of foreign terrorist organizations.
The Florida Republican tweeted Wednesday that “Joe Biden’s decision to legitimize the Marxist terror group FARC paves the way for Castrochavismo in Colombia and is a slap in the face to Colombian-Americans. From his support of FARC, to his failure to assist those seeking freedom in Cuba, Joe Biden and his Democrat party have consistently sided with Marxist elements throughout the Western Hemisphere.”
On Tuesday, the State Department reportedly told Congress of the plan, five years after FARC and the Colombian government signed a peace agreement.
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