|Charlie Crist calls for end to US embargo on Cuba|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — Charlie Crist is calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate appeared on Bill Maher’s HBO show on Friday.
“I don’t think it worked,” Crist said of the 52-year-old embargo. He also agreed when the comedian said politicians need to stand up to the Cuban exile community that supports the economic sanctions.
Gov. Rick Scott called that “insulting” in a statement released Saturday. He added: “Our Cuban community needs to be stood up for.”
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