By Jonathan D. Salant
Legislation funding the State Department would block the U.S. from expanding its diplomatic presence in Cuba until convicted cop-killer Joanne Chesimard is returned to New Jersey.
The House Appropriations Committee spending bill for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 would prevent the U.S. from building new facilities or hiring additional staff except for those needed for health safety and security reasons. It imposes the same restrictions on Cuba in this country.
Chesimard “has been sheltered by the Castro regime for decades,” said Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen ...